Zingiber roseum (Roxb.) Roscoe, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 348 1807. (Syn: Amomum roseum Roxb.);
S. & E. India to Thailand: Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Thailand as per POWO;
Common name: Rosy Ginger • Malayalam: മലയിന്ചീ Malayinchi



Arecaceae, Araceae, Zingiberaceae Fortnight 1-14 Aug 2014: Zingiber sp. for ID (Zingiberaceae) from Uttarakhand_DSR_14 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3).
This Zingiber is shot in Pantnagar area in rainy season. Suspected as Zingiber roseum. Please suggest correct ID.

Yes, Zingiber roseum

Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Zingiberaceae: Zingiber roseum :  4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1).
Please find the photo of Zingiber roseum

Cute one. Thanks for sharing


Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Zingiberaceae-Zingiber from Himachal for ID-GSG (AUG19) : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
Could it be Zingiber roseum?

First Picture, where fruits are close to ground is Zingiber roseum.
and second, where fruits are at terminal is ...

Thanks for pointing out and correction. The second image of Hedychium is inadvertently attached.
Wish you a very fruitful visit to Leh, and I hope that with your keen eye, you’ll be able to bring back many plant curiosities of the area for sharing with the group…

what a nice set of seeds picture in natural state. I loved it

MS,June,2015/02 Zingiberaceae : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Location : Thenhlum, Mizoram
Date : 25-06-2015
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

Seems to be Z. roseum.


MS Aug,2016/12 Zingiber sp. for ID : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Location : Thenhlum, Mizoram
Date : 25/06/2016
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

Z. roseum?.


Zingiber species id confirmation requested : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)- around 600 kb each.
Please help to confirm this Zingiber species.
Is it Zingiber chrysanthum?
Photographed at Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
Altitude – 650meters asl
Dated – 28July2018

Other recipients:
I guess it is matching ! Let us wait for opinion from experts . Thank you. Saroj Kasaju
I guess it is matching ! Let us wait for opinion from experts

This is very close to Z. chrysanthum but need further studies

This is Zingiber roseum as identified by … I am attaching some more images of flower and matured inflorescence with seeds.
Attachments (4) – around 800 kb each.

For me too looks like Z. chrysanthum. Elevation, date and  location?

It is Zingiber roseum, its inflorescence/flower is different from Zingiber chrysanthum however the seeds and matured red inflorescence looks similar to Z.chrysanthum.
Date and location is already mentioned please go through the main post sir.

Ok …  Noted.

But the pictures initially uploaded by you were identified as Z. chrysanthum by …
Did you post another plant in the same post?

This is the similar plant.
Earlier it was said by … ‘This is very close to Z. chrysanthum but need further studies’
But as its flowers looks different from all other plants posted as Z.chrysanthum on site. After sending more detailed images that I have attached recently … replied its ‘Zingiber roseum. labellum shows slight variation’
Moreover it is also matching with other images of Z.roseum present on site.

Thanks, … I was worried as further reply of … was not in the thread.

identification: (mixed thread): 2 correct images.
Taken at Uttrakhand. Dec2010.

Zingiber roseum

yes Zingiber roseum is very common in Uttrakand


MS July, 2019/02 Zingiber sp. for ID : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Location : Tan, Mizoram
Altitude : ca 1,650 m.
Date : 13/07/2019
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

I am not sure Zingiber chrysanthum Roscoe !

To me looks different from images at Zingiber chrysanthum

It is close to Z. chrysanthum or Z. roseum

Images of Z. roseum from different sources does not look like matching:

We have collected Z.roseum from different localities starting from Andhra Pradesh to Mizoram, which shows wide range of variation. I will study this again.

If you have more photos, pl. post, to show other aspects for proper id.

Looks like Z. roseum.

Commelinales and Zingiberales Week :: Zingiberaceae ::Zingiber rubens:
Zingiber rubens Roxb. (Zingiberaceae) found common in the deciduous forests of Western Assam. It flowers during monsoon.

To me it appears more closer to images at Zingiber roseum (Roxb.) Roscoe

Z. roseum


MS Aug.2016/11 Zingiberaceae for ID : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Location : Near Seling village
Date : 14/08/2016
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

Looks like a species of Amomum

May be Zingiber roseum.



POWO  Flowers of India

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