Alpinia smithiae M.Sabu & Mangaly, Edinburgh J. Bot. 48: 69 1991. ;




ID please!: Please identify enclosed species of Alpinia (Zingiberaceae). It is cultivated in Pantnagar (Uttarakhand). Pseudostems up to 2.5m.

Alpinia zerumbet

But A.zerumbet (shell ginger) have pendent panicles! Fruits are also different!

It is Alpinia smithiae



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