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Costa Rican bromeliad ID please

Posted by dragonsdreams (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 15, 10 at 17:41

Could anyone please ID this showy bromeliad (its not in my field guide) perhaps because it's an ornamental?

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Here is a link that might be useful: Unknown bromeliad


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RE: Costa Rican bromeliad ID please

It looks like a ginger to me


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RE: Costa Rican bromeliad ID please

not a brom, but a ginger. I saw hundreds of varieties at Tabacon. The most amazing place in Costa Rica. Many are native to Hawaii I think.

Here is a link that might be useful: Hawaiian red ginger


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