Costus speciosa variegatus, Cheilocostus speciosus, Spiral Ginger, variegated Crepe Ginger

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  • Title:  Costus speciosa variegatus, Cheilocostus speciosus, Spiral Ginger, variegated Crepe Ginger
  • Description:  Herbaceous perennial native to S.E. Asia, India and Australia. Widely cultivated in many tropical and subtropical countries and it has become naturalised in many places. Rhizomes used for medicinal purposes in S.E, Asia and India. Distinctively arranged leaves in spiral formations as depicted. Handsome red, cone-like flower buds produce pure white flowers. Grows 2 - 3m in\ height. Easily grown in warm climates. Frost tender. Now reclassified as Cheilocostus specious.
  • Owner:  Matthews Botanical Images
  • Views:  130
  • ID:  916
  • Keywords:  cheilocostus speciosus, costaceae, costus speciosa, crepe ginger
  • Added:  Dec 6, 2020
  • Created:  Jun 10, 2008
  • Filename:  Costus_speciosa_Variegatus_Spiral_Ginger_or_Variegated_Crepe_Ginger.jpg
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