Zingiber spectabile​

COMMON NAME

Beehive Ginger

TYPE

Ginger/Heliconia

FAMILY

Zingiberaceae

NOTES

A herbaceous, perennial plant producing clumps of erect, unbranched, leafy stems that arise from a fleshy, creeping rhizome. The stems can be up to 6-8 feet tall. The bracts are pale yellow in a young inflorescence, becoming red as it matures, especially if it gets some full sun.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Maritime Southeast Asia

NATIVE HABITAT

Terrestrial (Primary Rainforest)

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info

nparks.gov.sg



Zingiber spectabile​