061110PR-1 Chennai for ID

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Padmini Raghavan

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Nov 5, 2010, 2:46:29 PM11/5/10
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Please help with the id of this beautiful  Red Ginger growing in Chennai and blooming just now; it has been raining the past week or so.
Thanks,
Padmini Raghavan.
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Vijayasankar

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Nov 5, 2010, 2:54:51 PM11/5/10
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You have correctly identified it as Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata).

Regards

Vijayasankar


tanay bose

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Nov 5, 2010, 3:17:19 PM11/5/10
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Yes this is Red Ginger
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 5, 2010, 4:47:12 PM11/5/10
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Alpinia purpurata K.Schum. Pflanzenr. (Engler) Zingib. 323. 1904

This is very beautiful.....
Pankaj


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arjun

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Nov 6, 2010, 12:57:30 AM11/6/10
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Dear all,

Please do share the uses of Red ginger.........

On Nov 6, 1:47 am, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Alpinia purpurata K.Schum. Pflanzenr. (Engler) Zingib. 323. 1904
>
> This is very beautiful.....
> Pankaj
>
> On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:24 AM, Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > You have correctly identified it as Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata).
> > Regards
>
> > Vijayasankar
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