Cautleya spicata

Cautleya spicata (Sm.) Baker, Fl. Brit. India 6: 209 1890. (Syn: Cautleya petiolata Baker; Cautleya robusta Baker; Roscoea spicata Sm.);   Common name: Spiked Shade Ginger, Chinese Butterfly Ginger, Hardy Shade Ginger     Cautleya spicata is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Zingiberaceae (the gingers). It is found in the Himalayas through to China […]

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Cautleya gracilis ?

Cautleya gracilis ?; Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Zingiberaceae- Zingiber sp?? for ID from Uttarakhand-GSAUG68 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3). Perennial herb for ID, photographed from Chakrata Deovan Road, probably a species of Zingiber I have already identified it as a species of Cautleya sp. May be Cautleya gracilis. Flowering specimen is […]

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Cautleya cathcartii

Cautleya cathcartii Baker, Fl. Brit. India 6: 208 1890. ;           Identification of plant : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 3 authors. I’m attaching herewith one photo of plant for your identification. If you can identify this photo of plant, I shall be very grateful to you. Date : 25-06-2012. Place […]

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Cautleya gracilis

Cautleya gracilis (Sm.) Dandy, J. Bot. 70: 328 1932. (Syn: Cautleya gracilis var. gracilior (K.Schum.) Sanjappa; Cautleya gracilis var. robusta (K.Schum.) Sanjappa; Cautleya lutea (Royle) Royle ex Hook.f.; Cautleya lutea var. gracilior K.Schum.; Cautleya lutea var. robusta K.Schum.; Roscoea elatior Sm.; Roscoea gracilis Sm.; Roscoea lutea Royle);   Cautleya gracilis is a perennial herbaceous plant […]

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