Commelinales and Zingiberales Week :: Zingiberaceae :: Torch Ginger

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Satish Phadke

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Feb 7, 2011, 1:14:35 AM2/7/11
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Etlingera elatior (also known as Torch Ginger, Ginger Flower, Red Ginger Lily, Torch Lily) Perennial herbaceous plant observed growing in a private bungalow in Pune.
Native of Indonesia.
Family Zingiberaceae.
Dr Phadke
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Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 7, 2011, 1:27:52 AM2/7/11
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Really good torch, Satish ji




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Mahadeswara

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Feb 7, 2011, 6:17:51 AM2/7/11
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Nice catch of a beautiful flower.

On Feb 7, 11:14 am, Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com> wrote:
> *Etlingera elatior* (also known as Torch Ginger, Ginger Flower, Red Ginger
> Lily, Torch Lily) Perennial herbaceous plant observed growing in a private
> bungalow in Pune.
> Native of Indonesia.
> Family *Zingiberaceae*.
> Dr Phadke
>
>  Torch ginger lilyDSCN9906.jpg
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tanay bose

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Feb 7, 2011, 9:06:22 AM2/7/11
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Great torch  !!!
Is this a cultivated one?
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Satish Phadke

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Feb 7, 2011, 9:11:06 AM2/7/11
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Yes a purchased one from some nursery for good price(?)
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