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Red Ginger

 

Picture taken at a friend’s farm in Shamirpet, Hyderabad.

Red Ginger –  also called Ostrich Plume and Pink Cone Ginger, are native Malaysian plants with showy flowers on long brightly colored red bracts. They look like the bloom, but the true flower is the small white flower on top

Botanical name: Alpinia purpurata    Family: Zingiberaceae (Ginger family)

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