Hedychium deceptum N.E.Br., Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 71: 209 (1922). (syn: Hedychium rubrum A.S.Rao & D.M.Verma);
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Location Kalimpong Darjeeling West Bengal
Could be Hedychium rubrum.
Thank you very much
Hedychium rubrum is confirmed.
Pl check for Hedychium coccineum (a variety)
To me also appear close to images at http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Red%20Ginger%20Lily.html rather than images at Hedychium coccineum
For me it (photograph sent by …) does not match the photographs of Hedychium deceptum.
Hedychium rubrum A.S.Rao & D.M.Verma is a syn. of Hedychium deceptum N.E.Br., Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 71: 209 (1922).
Images match with images at http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Red%20Ginger%20Lily.html
On the Identity and Typification of Hedychium deceptum (Zingiberaceae), an Earlier Name for H. rubrum – Edakandiyil Sanoj and
Mamiyil Sabu– Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 24(1):46-49. 2015 (Abstract- The overlooked name Hedychium deceptum N. E. Br., after a lapse of ca. 80 years, is identified as an earlier name for the well-known H. rubrum A. S. Rao & D. M. Verma. Its lectotypification is designated with a specimen located at Kew herbarium, and an amended description and illustration are provided with notes on synonymy, phenology, and geographical distribution. The species is endemic to the northeastern states of India and has ornamental potential.)