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Beehive Ginger

Zingiber spectabilis

Description:

Spotted at 10:57 AM Color: Greenish Yellowish Texture: Hard Growing on the forest floor. Large leaves below it seem to grow around it.

Habitat:

Singapore American School Secondary Rainforest. Found on the forest floor; slightly above the leaf litter.

Notes:

Please help me figure out what this is. There are not many of them spotted in the rainforest. I would like to know if it is edible to animals.

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Beehive Ginger
Zingiber spectabilis


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1 Comment

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Some kind of a Ginger, possibly Zingiber spectabile, Beehive or Shampoo Ginger.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zingiber_sp...

Singapore American School
Spotted by a stud ent at Singapore American School

Singapore

Spotted on Feb 10, 2015
Submitted on Feb 10, 2015

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