Flower Database

Indonesian wax ginger

Basic information
Flower Name
Indonesian wax ginger
Formal Name
Tapeinochilus ananassae
Alias
Indonesian wax ginger, Tapeinochilus ananassae, 松毬ジンジャー
Habitat
Indonesia, Malaysia
Morph
Years of grass
Comment
Indonesian wax Ginger (scientific name:Tapeinochilos ananassae) is a perennial herb of the costus family. Rhizome is well developed. Looks like a pinecone (matsukasa) is the overlapping bracts and flowers. Real flowers from the bracts little as is. It is the yellow small things have come up.
The bracts color red is the main, Orange, peach, and white there. 
Common name: Indonesian wax Ginger
scientific name:Tapeinochilos ananassae
also known as: Picasa Ginger , spiral ginger, tapeinokirus hananassae
origin: Indonesia, Malaysia,
flower: summer
Detailed information
Order
Zingiberales
Family
Costaceae
Genus
Tapeinochilos
Species
T. ananassae
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Yellow
Season
Aug
Height
100  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5