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Alpinia zerumbet

Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) B.L. Burtt & R.M. Sm.

Alpinia nutans (L.) Roscoe

Alpinia speciosa (Wendl.) K. Schum.

Catimbium speciosum (Wendl.) Holttum

Languas speciosa (Wendl.) Merr.

Shell Ginger

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassZingiberidaeGingers and related plants
OrderZingiberalesginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others
FamilyZingiberaceaeGinger family
GenusAlpiniaShell gingers
Specieszerumbet

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Alpinia zerumbet description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.

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Alpinia zerumbet (Shell Ginger)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 10 × 15" (26 × 39 cm)

Alpinia zerumbet (Shell Ginger)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 9 × 12" (23 × 29 cm)

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