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Yellow Ginger

Hedychium Flavescens


Cream-colored flower. Flowers in the midsummer to late autumn. The individual flowers emerge from between green bracts on the flower spikes. The flowers have 3 slender, linear, yellowish or greenish sepals and 3 spoon-shaped, yellow or cream petals. The 2 lower petals are opposite each other. There is yellow-orange at the base of the top, largest petal. The flowers wilt after one day.


The yellow ginger is native to the Himalayas.

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Maya Misaki
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Maya Misaki

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on Nov 7, 2012
Submitted on Nov 7, 2012

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