Curculigo Gaertner, Fruct. et Semin. Pl. 1:63. 1788. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6:278.1892; Cooke, Fl. Bomb. Pres. 3:255.1906.
National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad.
Herbs tuberous or with a corm. Leaves linear to lanceolate, plicate. Flowers on a scape; in clusters or racemes, staminate or hermaphrodite. Ovary separated from the perianth by a stipe. Locules imperfect. Fruit indehiscent, beaked.
A genus of c. 10 tropical species. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.