Zingiber rubens Roxb.,  Asiat. Res. 11: 348 1810.;
Sikkim to E. India and Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
Bengal Ginger;

Zingiber sp. for ID : 10 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).
Location : Lengpui, Mizoram
Altitude : c.200 m.

Habit :Herb
Habitat : Growing wild along the roads, etc.

Date : 10-07-2014

I think, this is Etlingera elatior

This should be Zingiber. You have flower photos?

Sir …, Sorry !! I dont have flower photos, I’ll try to take its photo. Is it Z.chrysanthum ?

Same plant (Zingiber sp. ?). Attachments (2)

Flowers of same species.  Attachments (1).

Is it Zingiber rubens ? Experts, pl. confirm.

Attachments (1)

It is Zingiber rubens.

Zingiber species for ID(Zingiberaceae) : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
Date : 22-07-2014
Location : Lengpui, Mizoram
Altitude : about 200 m.

Habit : Herb
Habitat : It grows wild along roadsides, etc.

same sp. Attachments (3)

The Plant resembles with Zingiber officinalis reported from Mizorum which has more than 8 varieties. The leaves are similar as in Z. officinalis when the leaves in Z rubens are different. Needs further identification.

Zingiber rubens only


MS July, 2017/02 Zingiber sp. for Id : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Location : Keifang, Mizoram
Date : 13-07-2017
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

Zingiber rubens

MS July, 2018/21 Zingiber rubens ? for confirmation : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Near Tlawng river bank, Mizoram
Date : 25-07-2018
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

Z. rubens


MS Aug.2018/16 Zingiber sp. for id. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Location : Ailawng, Mizoram
Date : 16-08-2018
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

Zingiber rubens


Re: Zingiberacea : 3 posts by 2 authors. 8 images.
From Rajnagar, Kumarghat, Tripura

May be Zingiber rubens. Wait for flowers.

MS Nov. 2014/007 Zingiber sp. : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Location, W.Serzawl, Mizoram
Date : 20-11-2014
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild in secondary forest

If it is from South India it may be Zingiber nimminii. With fruit it is very difficult to identify. Z. roseum, Z. rubens and Z. squarrosum have same type of inflorescence.

It is from W.Serzawl, Mizoram

Same Zingiber ? From Mizoram (NE India)

Then it may be Z. rubens.

MS Sept.,2016/01 Zingiberaceae for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Location : Between Keifang and R.Tuirini
Altitude : ca. 500 m.
Date : 10/09/2016
Habit : Herb.
Habitat : Wild

Probably Zingiber roseum? flower?

Zingiber kangleipakense Kishor ??

Fruits of many species are similar. May be Z. rubens




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