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Crêpe ginger

Costus speciosus

Description:

A member of Zingiberaceae, the ginger family, this plant produces long stalks bearing large leaves that grow in a single spiral. The crepe-paper texture of the petal-like staminodes earns the plant its name, the crepe ginger. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheilocostu...

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2 Comments

Rahul Upadhyay
Rahul Upadhyay 5 years ago

:):) Thanks a lot.
Yes! I love it. :)

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

great spotting.
Welcome to Project Noah!Hope you enjoy your time here!!

Rahul Upadhyay
Spotted by
Rahul Upadhyay

Kerala, India

Spotted on Feb 18, 2012
Submitted on Mar 13, 2015

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