Hedychium coronarium

Hedychium coronarium

Image of Hedychium coronarium

(White Ginger)

FAMILY

Zingiberaceae

Species

Hedychium coronarium

Common name

White Ginger

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white; perennial herb

Campus

Cairns

Description

This erect herb has alternate 2-ranked or distichous leaves, grows from an underground rhizome. Flowers are in terminal clusters, white and tend to droop. Fruit a capsule. There are some specimens growing near E2.