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Torch Ginger

Etlingera elatior


As far as I know, this is a South Asian species so must have been an "escaped" ornamental when I saw it in the forest near Pelenque. Does anyone know of a Central American species?

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Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 3, 2006
Submitted on May 3, 2013

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