Vaipuanpho, Mizoram;  Zingiberaceae?? -070610-PKA1 – efloraofindia | Google Groups
on 21st Oct, 08 at the roadside in Munnar; most probably Hedychium flavescens; Request for ID: 190110-AK-1 – efloraofindia | Google Groups





Wild Flower- Lava-2:

Date: 17th October.2011
Location: Lava-Algarah road. (5000feet) Darjeeling district. WB

I do not think that the leaves in your pic belong to the seed head.
It reminds me of a ginger. Possibly Hedychium gardenerianum.
Hope this helps.

I had posted similar ones earlier from Munnar and they were identified as fruits of Hedychium flavescens of Zinziberaceae.
Just a guess. Kindly check.

SYMBIOSIS : 196: Attaching an image of Common Mime (Dissimilis) butterfly on the flowers of Hedychium


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