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Alpinia purpurata

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craigwilliams
craigwilliams 11 years ago

Worrying isn't it? I know that certain Hedychium species have become major pests outside their native range. I guess these began as ornamentals but have found the conditions outside the garden to their liking.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 years ago

Thank you, Craig. I thought it could be a Zingiberaceae, but I wasn't sure. I am amazed to see how many plants of this family are growing wild or semi-wild in my area. I hope this doesn't become a problem in the future.

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Morretes, Paraná, Brazil

Spotted on Nov 30, 2011
Submitted on Dec 2, 2011

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