Hedychium flavescens Carey ex Roscoe, Monandr. Pl. Scitam. t. 50 1824. (Syn: Gandasulium peregrinum (N.E.Br.) Kuntze; Hedychium coronarium var. flavescens (Carey ex Roscoe) Baker; Hedychium coronarium var. subditum (Turrill) Naik; Hedychium emeiense Z.Y.Zhu; Hedychium panzhuum Z.Y.Zhu; Hedychium subditum Turrill);
E. Nepal to China (Sichuan): Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tuamotu, Vietnam; Introduced into: Azores, Cape Provinces, Comoros, Cook Is., Hawaii, India, Juan Fernández Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Marquesas, Mauritius, Réunion, Samoa, Society Is., Sri Lanka, St.Helena, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Common name:Yellow Ginger Lily, Cream ginger • Manipuri: ꯇꯈꯦꯜꯂꯩ ꯍꯉꯥꯝꯄꯥꯜ Takhellei hangampal

Hedychium flavescens from the Zingiberaceae family,
also known as peeli haldi
the flowers are very fragrant
this was planted by me at my place in alibaug

Nice, I wish I could see whole of the inflorescence

another one


Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: August 1 to 14, 2014 : Zingiberaceae : Hedychium flavescens : Mumbai : 140814 : AK-24 :  2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
Sharing Yellow Ginger Lily from Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai.

Excellent photographs ….

Posted on our group earlier.
Found along the roadside in Munnar.
Feedback from ……..This is the reply from …, a good friend of mine, curator of Ginger garden at Singapore Botanic Gardens. “Hedychium sp., most probably H. flavescens“.
For validation.

AAZ Fortnight :: Zingiberaceae :: SMP9 :: Hedychium coronarium Yellow. Pune : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1).
Hedychium coronarium Yellow variety. 

Your upload seems to be Hedychium flavescens

This ornamental tall herb was photographed from Fremont in California, growing about 2 m tall.
Please help in choosing between H. flavum and H. flavescens.

dont know. people who have been dealing in them for a long time are themselves confess to be confused, see the answer by the Tallahassee guy (GingersRus(Tallahassee z8B) ) and he has two pages:

by a very interesting guy
ps same as the Tallahassee guy (GingersRus(Tallahassee z8B) )
so how do we separate them?
beats me

efi page on Hedychium flavescens

The major differences between two is as follows
Characters var. flavum var. flavescens
Lamina 26-37.5 cm long, green or hyaline hairy below 46-50.5 cm long, golden yellow hairy below
Flower length 12.5-13 cm    15.3-15.6 cm
Calyx length 3.3-3.5 cm    4.2-4.4 cm
Corolla tube length 7.9-8 cm    9-9.1 cm
Dorsal corolla lobe length 3.7-3.8 cm   4.8-4.9 cm
Lateral staminodes 3.9-4.1 x 1.4-1.5 cm    5-5.1 x 1.6-1.8 cm
Labellum 3.8-4 x 3.3-3.6 cm    5-5.2 x 4-4.2 cm
Stamen length 4.3-4.5 cm    5.5-5.8 cm
Filament length 3.3-3.4 cm    4.7-4.8 cm

Based on flower size, inflorescence and leaves I go with H. flavescens.

Hedychium flavescens Carey ex Roscoe : 4 posts by 1 author. 4 images- 6 mb each.
Location: Sankhu, Nepal
Date: 12 September 2020
Elevation: 1464 m.
Habit: Wild


at Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai– March’10?; Hedychium Flavescens : AK – efloraofindia | Google Groups

Hedychium coronarium :: Virajpet, Coorg :: 12 NOV 19 : 5 posts by 3 authors. 2 images.
… at a resort  in Virajpet, Coorg
Date: November 12, 2019 … Altitude: about 910 m (3000 ft) asl
Hedychium coronarium  J.Koenig


To me appears close to images at Hedychium flavescens Carey ex Roscoe





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