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Red Ginger

Alpinia purpurata

Description:

The showy red bracts pictured are not the flower. Instead, the small white flower grows atop the bracts (not pictured).

Habitat:

Tropical rainforest, moderate shade (botanical garden).

Notes:

1 Species ID Suggestions

Red Ginger
Alpinia purpurata Red Ginger | Project Noah


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6 Comments

AdamAmosa
AdamAmosa 10 years ago

Awapuhi

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

Thank you, Jason Alexander.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

I agree, Pradeep.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 11 years ago

Nice color!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

Thanks Marisa!

marisa y
marisa y 11 years ago

Cool flower!

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Hilo, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jan 7, 2013
Submitted on Jun 20, 2013

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