Hedychium flavum Roxb.
  • Fl. Ind.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Hedychium flavum Roxb. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000435948. Accessed on: 04 Apr 2020'

General Information

Pseudostems 1.5--2 m. Leaves sessile; ligule lanceolate, 2--5 cm, membranous; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate, 25--45 × 5--8.5 cm, glabrous, base acute, apex acuminate. Spikes oblong, ca. 10 × 5 cm; bracts imbricate, oblong-ovate, 4--6 × 1.5--3 cm, 3- or 4-flowered; bracteoles ca. 2 cm, tubular. Flowers yellow. Calyx ca. 4 cm, hirsute, split on 1 side. Corolla tube longer than calyx; lobes linear, ca. 3 cm. Lateral staminodes oblanceolate, ca. 3 cm × 8 mm. Labellum yellow, obcordate, wider than long, ca. 4 cm, apex emarginate; claw short. Filament ca. 3 cm; anther 1.2--1.5 cm. Ovary hirsute. Stigma funnelform. Fl. Aug--Sep.

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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.
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    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).