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Shell Ginger (Alpinia speciosa)

This was photographed in cultivation in the Cooktown Botanical Garden. It is not an Australian native; according to a web-site it "occurs in the eastern Himalayas from West Bengal eastwards".

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Tom LeRoy14-Aug-2019 07:16
Sure is a colorful and unusual plant. I like the color and how it hangs down. An excellent image. V
Gill Kopy14-Aug-2019 03:59
What a lovely flower. I wonder if it's a ginger producing plant ? V
Karen Stuebing13-Aug-2019 19:24
What a pretty plant. I love its muted colors and seed like blossom. Beautiful image. V.
Jim Coffman13-Aug-2019 12:42
A very pretty looking plant. Nice work, Don!
Yvonne13-Aug-2019 10:46
they grow so well in the FNQ where we'll be heading soon! Great shot Don.
danad13-Aug-2019 08:09
A superb close-up ! V.
MarcViskens13-Aug-2019 05:34
Very nice Don
Helen Betts13-Aug-2019 05:31
What a fine capture of this beautiful plant. It reminds me of something that grows in Okinawa.
Nirvan Hope13-Aug-2019 02:07
Even though not an Australian native, it looks like it's flourishing beautifully in its current environment.
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