Indonesian wax ginger

Tapeinochilus ananassae

  • Indonesian wax ginger
  • Indonesian wax ginger
  • Indonesian wax ginger
  • Indonesian wax ginger
  • Indonesian wax ginger
  • Indonesian wax ginger
  • Flower name
    Indonesian wax ginger
  • Scientific name
    Tapeinochilus ananassae
  • AliasIndonesian wax ginger, Tapeinochilus ananassae, 松毬ジンジャー, インドネシアン・ジンジャー
  • Place of originIndonesia, Malaysia
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region
  • Flowering seasonAugust

What is Indonesian wax ginger

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.


  • Eye
    Zingiberales
  • Family
    Costaceae
  • Genus
    Tapeinochilos
  • Species
    T. ananassae
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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