Flower NameTorch Ginger
Formal NameEtlingera elatior
AliasTorch ginger, 松明生姜
Morphlarge-sized perennial grass
Torch Ginger (scientific name: Etlingera elatior) is a large-sized perennial in the family Zingiberaceae native to East India from Indonesia. Out from the side of the root buds, straight growth tip torch spherical flowers bloom. But in what looks like a flower bracts and flowers yellow small ones, between the bracts appear the real.
General name: Torch Ginger, scientific name:Etlingera elatior, aka: Phihippin waxflrower, Origin: East India-Indonesia, grass height: 300-500 cm, leaf length: 100 cm, leaf shape: elongated stem length: 100-200 cm, bract length: cm, inflorescence shape: spherical, inflorescences and bract colour (what looks like a flower): red, pink and white, uses: flowers ornamental in greenhouses, flowers, vegetables, fruits raw food, Seed spices.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering place(sub-) Tropical area
ColorRed, Pink, White
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height15 ~ 20 [cm]