Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham. ex Sm., Cycl. 17: 5 1811. (syn: Gandasulium angustifolium (Roxb.) Kuntze; Gandasulium coccineum (Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.) Kuntze; Hedychium angustifolium Roxb.; Hedychium aurantiacum Roscoe; Hedychium carneum Roscoe; Hedychium coccineum var. angustifolium (Roxb.) Baker ….; Hedychium longifolium Roscoe; Hedychium roscoei Wall. ex Roscoe; Hedychium squarrosum Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.);
Indian Subcontinent to China (S. Yunnan, Guangxi) as per WCSP;
HEDYCHIUM AURANTIACUM: If you have visited Arunachal Pradesh you must have seen the flowers of the attached image on the road side. In fact there are so many types of Hedychium Sp at that place. Hedychium aurantiacum grows in gardens at Tezpur (Assam). It is blooming in our garden at Cooch Behar at present.
SYMBIOSIS : 200: Attaching an image of a female Purple Sunbird on the flowers of Hedychium aurantiacum.
SYMBIOSIS : 203: Attaching an image of Lime Butterfly on the flowers of Hedychium aurantiacum.
SYMBIOSIS : 613 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1).
Attaching an image of a Tailed Jay butterfly on the flowers of Hedychium aurantiacum.
I collected this plant from Tezpur (Assam), and it is doing well at this place. Arunachal Pradesh has got quite a number of wild variety of Hedychium. Brig. S N Chatterjee collected quite a number from Arunachal and planted those at his house at Tezpur.
Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Zingiberaceae: Hedychium coccineum : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1).
Please find the photo of Scarlet ginger, Hedychium coccineum
Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Month: Zingiberaceae-Hedychium? from Chakrata :: NS Aug 53 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Please suggest id for this tall herb seen around Chakrata…
Is this a Hedychium sp. ?
Fresh flowers were not seen..
It is Hedychium coccienium
SYMBIOSIS : 843 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Attaching an image of a Scarlet Sunbird (Male/ Juvenile), visiting flowers of Hedychium aurantiacum.
Fwd: FLOWERS IN OUR GARDEN : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attached collage has three flowers in bloom at present in our garden. These are,
1. Passiflora holosericea
2. Gloriosa superba
3. Hedychium aurantiacum
Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : 951 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Common Mormon (male) visiting flowers of Hedychiun aurantiacum.
SYMBIOSIS: (mixed thread): 1 correct image.
Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)- around 700 kb each.
Location: Nagarkot, Nepal
Altitude : 6000 ft.
Date: 18 July 2018
Habit : Cultivated
Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. : 10 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)- around 1 Mb each.
Location: Nagarkot,, Kathmandu
Date: 03 August 2019
Elevation: 1795 m.
Habit : Wild
this color is new to me. I only see yellow here in southern 24 paraganas
This is common here.
do they form seeds?
do you have pictures? can they be shared?
So far I do not have. Need to visit site again during the fruiting season.