3 responses to “Alpinia zerumbet”

  1. ChrisDiver27

    Wow! This photo brought back memories of growing up here in Hawai`i…we call this shell ginger, and black bumblebees have a strong predeliction for it and its slightly spicy aroma…beautiful!

  2. Beverley

    Alpinia zerumbet – Z10 – RHS Index of Garden Plants, Griffiths
    Alpinia zerumbet – min 7 degrees C/45 degrees F –
    A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, Brickell, Cole, Zuk

  3. Beverley

    Alpinia, al-pin-e-a; after P. Alpinus, an Italian botanist. Tropical herbaceous perennials. Plant Names Simplified, Johnson and Smith

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