Hedychium thyrsiforme Sm., Cycl. 17: 4 1811. (Syn: Gandasulium thyrsiforme (Sm.) Kuntze; Hedychium heteromallum Ker Gawl.; Hedychium tocucho Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.);
Himalaya to E. India and Myanmar: Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Ginger lily, pincushion ginger or frilly white ginger;

Hedychium sp. for ID (Zingiberaceae) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).

Location : Near Dampui village, Mizoram
Date : 03-09-2014

Habit : Herb
Habitat : It grows wild in evergreen forest

Note : Is it H.thyrsiforme ?

Yes indeed it is Hedychium thyrsiforme


Hedychium thyrsiforme Sm. (accepted name) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
Location: Surya Binayak Forest, Bhaktapur , Nepal
Altitude:  5500 ft.
Date: 26 September 2016


Same location on 7 January 2018.
Attachments (1)


Hedychium Id Help : 4 posts by 2 authors. 2 images.
This was growing in a wetland area at 1600m. Is it Hedychium stenopetalum?

Possibly Hedychium thyrsiforme

Correct ID !

For me … ID is correct.


North Bengal– Oct.’08; ID Request 2 – North Bengal White Wildflowers – 10May09SJ – indiantreepix | Google Groups


Hedychium thyrsiforme Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.: 4 very high res. images.

Location: Suryavinayak, Bhaktapur, Nepal 
Date: 02 March 2023
Elevation: 1507 m.
Habit : Wild
Nepali name : पंखा फूल Pankhaa Phool

Hedychium identification from Indo-bhutan border – indiantreepix | Google Groups:
Please help me in identifying this species of Hedychium collected from Chirang reserve forest near Indo-Bhutan border.

For me it looks like Hedychium spicatum (var. spicatum).

I think the most of the petals have fallen off, thats why it looks different. It should be Hedychium spicatum, as pointed out by …

It looks like Hedychium thyrsiforme Sm. as per images and details herein.



Hedychium uid 01 13102012:
Sending photos of Hedychium sp. for identification.
Kindly help in identification.
To me it looks like Hedychium thyrsiforme ?????

Yes, appears to be Hedychium thyrsiforme Sm.



Hedichium sp. for ID : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).

Location : Thenhlum road, Mizoram
Date : 19-09-2014

Habit : Herb
Habitat : Growing wild along the road

There r 2 species mixed. the second photo appears to be H. thyrsiforme

Yes, appears close to images at Hedychium thyrsiforme Sm.