Spiralis ginger

Costus spiralis 'strawberry bud'

  • Spiralis  ginger
  • Spiralis  ginger
  • Flower name
    Spiralis ginger
  • Scientific name
    Costus spiralis 'strawberry bud'
  • AliasCostus spiralis, スパイラルジンジャー, Strawberry Bud, Spiralis ginger
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of floweringGarden, Wetlands, Greenhouse
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersGlamorous

What is Spiralis ginger

Spiralis ginger or Costus spiralis (scientific name: Costus spiralis 'Strawberry Bud') is a native of Brazil and is a large perennial or shrub of the family Costaceae. Spiralis ginger is called because the leaves attached to the stem are spiral. Stock height is about 2 m. Leaves are elliptical or wide lanceolate, with leaf edges all over and leaves in a spiral. The inflorescence is a cranial flower, the one that looks like a flower is a bract, and it is well reddish red. The actual flower is a small yellow tubular flower that emerges from the bract. In the field, flowers bloom all year round.
In Brazilian traditional medicine, leaves, stems and rhizomes are treated for the treatment of complications of diabetes, gonorrhea, syphilis, nephritis, insect bites, treating bladder disorders, diuretics, tonic drugs. Applications are used as traditional medicines as above, as well as for ornamental purposes.

Common name: Spiralis ginger, Scientific name: Costus spiralis 'Strawberry Bud', Place of Origin: Brazil, Environment: Marshes of Amazon, etc., Plant Length: 2 m, Leaf Shape: Long Elliptic to Large Lenticular Acetate, Leaf Margin: All Rims, Leaf Order: Spiral, Inflorescence Form: Inflorescence form: head flower, Flower color: Red, true flower color: yellow, flower shape: tubular, flowering period: anniversary on site.


  • Eye
    Zingiberales
  • Family
    Costaceae
  • Genus
    Costus
  • Species
    C. spiralis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type large perennial or shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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