Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000435716. Accessed on: 04 Apr 2020'

General Information

Pseudostems 1.5--2 m. Leaves sessile; ligule 1.2--2.5 cm; leaf blade narrowly linear, 25--50 × 3--5 cm, glabrous, base subrounded or attenuate, apex caudate-acuminate. Spikes cylindric, usually dense, glabrous or sparsely villous; bracts oblong, 3--3.5 cm, leathery, sparsely pubescent, rarely glabrous, 3-flowered, margin involute or rather flat, apex obtuse or acute. Flowers red. Calyx ca. 2.5 cm, sparsely pubescent especially at 3-toothed apex. Corolla tube slightly longer than calyx; lobes reflexed, linear, ca. 3 cm. Lateral staminodes lanceolate, ca. 2.3 cm. Labellum orbicular, ca. 2 cm wide or rather small, apex deeply 2-cleft. Filament ca. 5 cm; anther 7--8 mm. Ovary sericeous, 2.5--3 mm. Capsule globose, ca. 2 cm in diam. Seeds red. Fl. Jun--Aug, fr. Oct. 2 n = 68.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Zingiberaceae Resource Center
    http://padme.rbge.org.uk/ZRC/welcome
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).