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Alpinia zerumbet - Shell Ginger

Alpinia zerumbet - Shell Ginger (Alpinia zerumbet - Shell Ginger)

These shell ginger stems were about 15ft (4.6m) tall and blooming. It's a very common ginger here in California.
Photo taken at Quail Botanical Gardens (San Diego Botanical Gardens) on Aug. 6, 2013.

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Cracking shot!

11 Aug, 2013


Thanks. :>)

I sometimes hesitate posting this plant. I've posted so many in the past and it's such a common plant here.

11 Aug, 2013

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