Some new gingers

night_breed(Bali)August 7, 2004

Hi there

I just got around to posting some pics of a few of the more spectacular gingers that I saw recently in Sumatra. Please have a look at the link below and if anyone can assist with a name I would be very appreciative.

Cheers, Troy.

Here is a link that might be useful: Ginger pics

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sowandsew(8bTX)

Wow.....so beautiful. Thanks for letting us see them. Unlike any I have ever seen.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2004 at 11:58AM
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Mantisia

They are both species of Etlingera. The first one might just be a form of E. elatior but I am not certain. The second one is probably more interesting botanically. Unfortunately I am on vacation now so I don't have access to literature on them. If no one else comes up with a name I will try at the end of the month.

-Kyle

    Bookmark   August 10, 2004 at 7:18PM
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zeta9(Ultra Tropics)

The second one looks like E fimbriobracteata

    Bookmark   August 11, 2004 at 1:32AM
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