Globba marantina L., Mant. Pl. 2: 170 1771. (syn. Ceratanthera amomoides Hornem.; Colebrookia bulbifera Donn; Globba barthei Gagnep.; Globba barthei var. pauciflora Gagnep.; Globba bracteosa Horan.; Globba bulbifera Roxb.; Globba ectobolos K.Schum.; Globba heterobractea K.Schum.; Globba marantinoides Wight; Globba strobilifera Zoll. & Moritzi; Globba timorensis K.Schum.; Globba zollingeri Gagnep.; Lampujang majus Medik.);
China (S. Yunnan) to Tropical Asia, Queensland (Murray Island): Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
Dancing Girl Ginger,  Yellow Dancing Girl Ginger;

Globba marantina? – indiantreepix | Google Groups: 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
On 17/8/08 in Talakona forest, AP. Here is a link for its drawing: commons.wikimedia
& little details: b-and-t-world-seeds

Zinziberaceae member.

Nice beautiful and somewhat unusual shape of flowers.
Interesting !!
Is it natural or cultivated?

Hats off! The first one is a lovely photograph.

I think it’s natural.

Flora of Kaiga_ID_27092011 PJ1.:
This commonly grow in monsoon season in kaiga.

Date/Time-:24/09/10   –    10:30
Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-   wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb
Height/Length- 1m

Globba marantina L. of Zingiberaceae family.


Globba marantina, plz validate species : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 3 authors.
Sharing pictures of Globba marantina, Zingiberaceae plz validate id
found at Sindhudurg MH (posted on 26.8.13)

Yes Globba marantina


It is my pleasure to share few images of Globba marantina (Zingiberaceae)
Habit: Terrestrial herb
Habitat: Moist deciduous forest..
Sighting: Muthodi, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1200 msl
Date: 23-06-2015 and 3-09-2015

nice esp love the habit and habitat pic. that’s important to me to know. where to look and what to look for before zeroing in to do macro

97 ID wild plant Gingeraceae: 14 images.

Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Flower date: 27.06.2020, 10.55am, 11.06.2021, 12.00pm
Altitude: 1400fsl
Habitat: wild, moisture
Plant habit: undershrub, aromatic, oblique, weak stem diameter:4mm, perennial
Height: 01.5 feet
Leaves: alternate, oblong, apex, size:12×4cm, smooth, aromatic
Flower: size:03cm height, yellow, non fragrant
Fruit: ovate/oblong, ash, size up to:1×.4cm
Seed: single, globular/ovate, size up to:1×.4cm, edible an aromatic taste
Camera: mobile LG K10 2017 13mp

Globba marantina (=G. bulbifera)


Regarding identification of the Zingiberaceae species: 2 high res. images. !

What are the species reported from your area (Orissa?)?

Globba marantina (G. bulbifera)