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Kahili Ginger

Hedychium gardnerianum

Description:

Spotted this beautiful flowering Kahili Ginger plant in the landscape area of an office building in downtown Martinez, CA. The flowers were fragrant and the leaves looked similar to a canna lily. The plant is is native to the Himalayas in India, Nepal, and Bhutan

Habitat:

Office building landscaping, Martinez, CA.


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2 Comments

misako
misako 2 years ago

Thank you for the species suggestion asergio!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 2 years ago

Ginger family (Zingiberaceae).

Martinez, California, USA

Lat: 38.02, Long: -122.13

Spotted on Sep 27, 2011
Submitted on Sep 28, 2011

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