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Beehive Ginger Flower

Zingiber spectabile

Description:

Red young Ginger Beehive flower. Standing only 3 or 4 inches off the forest floor.

Habitat:

Lowland secondary forest.

Notes:

The image is hazy due to the moisture on the lens. The camera actually broke after this trip :(

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2 Comments

NickCook
NickCook 8 years ago

A forest ranger told me this was a fungi. Though it seems you are absolutely right. In Cambodia rangers are not plant experts and are there to just lead the way. Many thanks :)

auntnance123
auntnance123 8 years ago

I would think this is more likely a young beehive ginger flower, Zingiber spectabile.

NickCook
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Cambodia

Spotted on Oct 1, 2006
Submitted on Oct 1, 2012

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