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Ginger Lily

hedychium gardnerianum


Side of a trail

1 species ID suggestions


DaneRiva 6 years ago

Wow that's crazy I had no idea thanks for the ID

cormoros75 6 years ago


craigwilliams 6 years ago

Looks similar to H. gardnerianum. The leaves on this plant look narrower but that may rolling in reaction to the weather or it may just be a narrow leaved form. Whatever it is, it's a long way from home and that's quite scary if this is next to a trail in the wild. Several Hedychium species have proven to be very noxious, weeds outside their native habitats, really choking out native vegetation.

San José, Cartago, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.35, Long: -83.74

Spotted on Jan 10, 2011
Submitted on Jan 27, 2012

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