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Genus Curcuma L. belongs to family Zingiberaceae. A floristic study of genus Curcuma L. from the Maharashtra state - India, has been carried out from June 2013 to August 2016. The samples of the Curcuma species were collected from the different localities of the state during the monsoon season. The samples were proposed to herbarium and identified on the basis of morphological features. 11 species of the genus were identified viz., Curcuma amada Roxb., C. angustifolia Roxb., C. aromatica Salisb., C. caulina J. Grahm., C. decipiens Dalz., C. inodora Blatt., C. longa L., C. neilgherrensis Wight, C. pseudomontana J. Grahm., C. scaposa (Nimmo) Skornick. & M. Sabu and C. zedoaria (Christm) Roscoe.