pileng Ongsakul & C.K.Lim (2001). Check other web resources for Etlingera elatior (Jack) R. M. Sm. Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Alpinia elatior Jack; Alpinia magnifica Roscoe; Alpinia speciosa (Blume) D.Dietr. Sm. The Etlingera are native to India, Bangladesh, Burma, China, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei, Papua New Guinea, Queensland, and several Pacific Islands, predominantly … Botanical Name: Etlingera elatior Common Name: Pink Torch Ginger Origin: Native to Malaysia Height: 4-6′ Light: Partial to Full Shade Water: Keep soil moist Bloom: Once mature they bloom year round Comments: Tall, tropical green foliage with pink blooms that grow directly out of the soil (1899); Hornstedtia imperialis (Lindl.) Alpinia acrostachya Steud. If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases; If you select any attributes with or without a plant name, you will see a much narrower selection of results taken only from the old RHS Plant Selector database. Browsing: Etlingera Etlingera is a genus of Indo-Pacific terrestrial and perennial herbs in the Ginger family, Zingiberaceae consisting of more than 100 species. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks. Perennial herbaceous plant, rhizomatous, shows stems with a diameter up to 4 cm and a height up to 5 metres, the leaves are lanceolate, long up to 80 cm and 18-20 cm wide, of an intense green colour. Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M.Sm. (1839); Alpinia speciosa (Blume) D.Dietr. pileng Ongsakul & C.K.Lim Geanthus speciosus Reinw. Etlingera elatior Taxonomy ID: 188493 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid188493) current name ex Blume (1823); Diracodes javanica Blume (1827); Elettaria speciosa Blume (1827); Alpinia magnifica Roscoe (1828); Phaeomeria imperialis Lindl. Plant of remarkable ornamental value, it is widely cultivated in all tropical countries, and has, in its native places, also an utilization in the feeding and in the traditional medicine, even if in less extent if compared to the ginger (Zingiber officinale). Ridl. genus: ***Etlingera Giseke; Other names with Alpinia elatior Jack as basionym: Nicolaia elatior (Jack) Horan. The most diffused common names are: “kantan”, “bunga kantan”, “bunga siantan” (Malay); “kaa laa” (Thai); “torch ginger”, “Philippine waxflower”, “Indonesian tall ginger” (English); “rose de porcelaine”, “gingembre tropical” (French); “boca de dragon”, “baston del emperador”, “flor de cera” (Spanish); “Fackelingwer” (German); “bastao do imperador”, “rosa de porcelana” (Portuguese). Perhaps you can give me the scientific name of the Siam Rose torch ginger as common names tend to overlap between cultures and they are confusing. alba Todam & C.K.Lim (2001); Etlingera elatior var. Growth Habit: Herb/Forb. Common name. Botanical Description. Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops ; ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ; AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc. → To appreciate the biodiversity within the family ZINGIBERACEAE and find other species, please click here. Regarding the Siam Rose Torch Ginger, I got Etlingera elatior which is our bunga kantan when I googled the name. We have no photos of this plant - if you're growing it, … Reply Delete © MONACO NATURE ENCYCLOPEDIA | All rights reserved. – torch-ginger These plants will have a lot more details displayed including an image. Synonyms: Nicolaia elatior, Phaeomeria magnifica. Good cut flower. Stems are sometimes sliced into small pieces and added to curries and soups.Genus name honors Andreas Ernst Etlinger, 18th century botanist.Specific epithet comes from the Latin word elatus meaning tall. Arching leafstalks to 15’ tall are clad with ribbed, leathery, banana-like leaves (to 3’ long), each having a central groove. Pink torch ginger (Engl.) The stunning and quite complex pink flowers (inflorescences) grow at end of s & Hook.f. Botanical synonymsinclude Nicolaia elatior, Phaeomeria magnifica, Nicolaia speciosa, Phaeomeria speciosa, Alpinia elatior… Etlingera cevuga waxflower Etlingera elatior torch-ginger Legal Status. Each naked flower stalk with crowning terminal inflorescence purportedly resembles a torch, hence the common name of torch ginger for this plant. Alpinia acrostachya Steud. ex Valeton (1904); Phaeomeria magnifica (Roscoe) K.Schum. Prefers consistently moist soils. (1839); Alpinia acrostachya Steud. The Etlingera elatior(Jack) R.M.Sm. The name of the genus is honoured to the German botanist Andreas Ernst Etlinger, author of the “Commentatio Botanico-Medica de Salvia” (1777) ; the name of the species “elatior” = higher, is the comparative of the Latin “elatus”. Enter the elevation (within 1,000 feet) of where the flower was found. Alpinia elatior Jack. They also will often perform poorly in frost-free climates when night temperatures dip below 50 degrees F. These plants probably should not be grown indoors in cooler climates, however, because they will grow much shorter with less vitality and probably will not flower. Plant Characteristics. Amomum magnificum (Roscoe) Benth. E. elatior is a member of Zingiberaceae family. • Antioxidant / Antibacterial: Methanolic extracts from the fresh leaves of Etlingera species were screened for total phenolic content, antioxidant and antibacterial activity. It has long and wide ribbed leathery leaves with a central groove up to 85cm long. ... Common Name: Torch Ginger. (1862); Cardamomum magnificum (Roscoe) Kuntze (1891); Cardamomum speciosum (Blume) Kuntze (1891); Cardamomum tridentatum Kuntze (1891); Amomum magnificum (Roscoe) Benth. It is native to Malayasia and Indonesia where it is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant. Not much I'm afraid :o(. (1852); Geanthus speciosus Reinw. Alpinia diracodes Loes. (1899); Nicolaia magnifica (Roscoe) K.Schum. (1893); Amomum tridentatum (Kuntze) K.Schum. General information about Etlingera elatior (NCLEL) Name Language; Philippine waxflower: English: porcelain flower: English: torch ginger Wu & S.J. Etlingera elatior. ... Etlingera elatior is a robust and erect herb, growing to 5 meters. Naked flower stalks rise directly from the rhizomes to 3’ tall, each stalk being topped by a cone-shaped inflorescence containing tiny yellow flowers over tiny fertile bracts, both of which are somewhat hidden inside of and subtended by large, drooping, showy petal-like red bracts. The inflorescences, on a peduncle tall up to around 1 metre which comes out directly from the rhizomes, are formed by a succession of coriaceous bracts of a bright red colour (pink and white varieties do exist) of a waxy appearance, the external ones long up to about 10 cm, which open and bend backwards in succession showing a compact spike formed by smaller bracts, pink coloured, inside of which the short-lasting flowers open, with petals with a colour varying from the pink to the red and dark red labellum with yellow margin. Plants are totally intolerant of frost. The aromatic sweet and sour fruits are also commonly eaten. Categories: Shrub. An herb with thick stems and 5 m tall, native of Malesia, and recorded as present in Ghana (2) as an exotic introduction.In SE Asia the plant is commonly cultivated for its young flowering and fruiting shoots used in curries and for its seed eaten uncooke It is native to Malayasia and Indonesia where it is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant. Ginger relative, is a species native to the rainforests of Borneo, Java, Sulawesi (Celebes), Sumatra, Thailand and Philippines, where was probably introduced. (1840); Nicolaia imperialis Horan. Wu & S.J. Preferred Common Name. Etlingera elatior (common names: Philippine Waxflower). Zingiberaceae + Synonyms. The name of the genus is honoured to the German botanist Andreas Ernst Etlinger, author of the “Commentatio Botanico-Medica de Salvia” (1777) ; the name of the species “elatior” = higher, is the comparative of the Latin “elatus”. – torch-ginger Wetland Status. Hawaii Native Status: Cultivated, but it can appear to be growing wild. Flowers for sale in the local market for use as a condiment Photograph by: Ahmad Fuad Morad. Etlingera elatior, phaeomeria speciosa, nicolaia speciosa, alpinia elatior, alpinia magnifica, phaeomeria magnifica. Ridl. Etlingera elatior Torch Ginger, Luang Phabang トーチジンジャー, ルアンパバーン DSCF6454.JPG 1,728 × 2,592; 2.06 MB. The Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M.Sm. (1836); Bojeria magnifica (Roscoe) Raf. Edible with medicinal virtues © Giuseppe Mazza. This ornamental garden plant is native to parts of Southeast Asia. The fruits are globose indehiscent capsules (that is, remaining closed at maturity), of a diameter of about 25 mm, containing many seeds of black colour. Chen; Alpinia acrostachya Steud. Plants are monocarpic (flower stems die after flowering with new stems developing at the base). (1986) is native to the pluvial forests of Borneo, Java, Sulawesi (Celebes), Sumatra, Thailand and Philippines (probably introduced). Geographical Distributions. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Ornamental tropical plant. Scientific Name: Etlingera elatior. Preferred Scientific Name. (1862); Nicolaia speciosa (Blume) Horan. E. coccinea (known as tuhau in Sabah; no English name) and E. elatior (torch ginger) are especially cultivated for this purpose. Botanical nomencltuara: Etlingera elatior Pink Common name: Pink Torch Ginger Family: Strelitziaceae 10 Seeds : U$ 0.98. Plants must be protected from strong winds which can snap off the leafstalks. Achasma yunnanensis T.L. (1986) is native to the pluvial forests of Borneo, Java, Sulawesi (Celebes), Sumatra, Thailand and Philippines (probably introduced). The Plants Database includes the following 2 species of Etlingera . The inflorescences, on an about 1 m tall peduncle that generates directly from the rhizomes, are formed by even 10 cm long coriaceous bracts © Giuseppe Mazza, The bracts, usually of a nice bright red, can be pink or white. Etlingera elatior, commonly known as torch ginger, is a tropical rhizomatous perennial of the ginger family that grows to 12-15’ tall in tropical climates but much shorter in cooler climates. Sm. torch ginger; Other Scientific Names. (1838); Alpinia javanica (Blume) D.Dietr. The … 2000. Etlingera elatior is a member of the genus Etlingera and is commonly known as Philippine Waxflower; on this page you will find:. Common name; English: ... Media in category "Etlingera elatior" The following 189 files are in this category, out of 189 total. The Etlingera eliator stems may be 5 m tall © Giuseppe Mazza. Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M.Sm. Mulch helps maintain good soil moisture. It is a vigorous growing perennial herb grown in large clumps pseudostems of about 3 in H.G.A.Engler (1930); Etlingera elatior var. Great ornamental value. Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-12 where this plant is best grown in humus-rich, well-drained soils in full sun to light shade. Etlingera elatior Family: Zingiberaceae Origin: Southeast Asia Common names: Torch ginger, torch lily, wild ginger, Philippine wax flower, Indonesian tall flower alba Todam & C.K.Lim Etlingera elatior var. Chen: Pink ginger bud (Engl.) Native Range: Thailand, Malesia, New Guinea, Bloom Description: Yellow flowers on red bracts. Geanthus speciosus Reinw. Etlingera elatior Pink. Scientific names : Common names: Achasma yunnanensis T.L. Pink Torch Ginger. Homonyms Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M.Sm. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Synonyms : Alpinia elatior Jack (1822); Nicolaia elatior (Jack) Horan. Alpinia javanica (Blume) D.Dietr. Amomum tridentatum (Kuntze) K.Schum. Etlingera elatior is a native herb in Southeast Asia such as Indonesia, Malaysia and South Thailand.It is widely cultivated pantropically and naturalized in Southeast Asia. Torch Ginger, Ginger Flower, Philippine Wax Flower, Red Ginger Lily, Torch Lily, Wild Ginger, Indonesian Tall Ginger, Porcelain Rose For the cultivation in open air, it needs a constant humid warm climate all the year round, preferably in partially shaded position, and rich soils rather acid or neutral; elsewhere is to be cultivated in warm greenhouse. Several species are used as medicines to treat headaches or stomachaches. Etlingera Giseke – waxflower Species: Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M. :. Shrub Flowering . Alpinia elatior Jack : Torch ginger (Engl.) Common name(s): Torch Ginger, Ginger Flower, Red Ginger Lily and others Synonyme(s): Nicolaia elatior Family: Zingiberaceae Origin: Thailand, Malaysia More infos: N/A in H.G.A.Engler (1904); Phaeomeria speciosa (Blume) Koord. Etlingera elatior var. Etlingera elatior, commonly known as torch ginger, is a tropical rhizomatous perennial of the ginger family that grows to 12-15’ tall in tropical climates but much shorter in cooler climates. Common Names: Torch Ginger, Torch-ginger, Philippine Waxflower. Flowers bloom throughout the year. Torch ginger is a rhizomatous perennial herb that grows up to 6m tall in tropical conditions. It easily reproduces by division. (1911); Nicolaia intermedia Valeton (1921); Alpinia diracodes Loes. Etlingera Giseke – waxflower : Species: Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M. Projects: Antioquia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mesoamericana, Nicaragua, Panama, Selva Central Peru Common Names: huo ju jiang (Pinyin, China) Flora of China Editorial Committee. Plant Name. Etlingera elatior (also known as torch ginger, ginger flower, red ginger lily, torch lily, wild ginger, combrang, bunga kantan, Philippine wax flower, ගොඩ ඕලු (goda olu), ගොඩ නෙලුම් (goda nelum), සිද්ධාර්ථ (siddartha), 火炬姜 (pinyin: Huǒjù jiāng), Indonesian tall ginger, boca de dragón, rose de porcelaine, and porcelain rose) is a species of herbaceous perennial plant. ex B.D.Jacks. ex Blume Hornstedtia imperialis (Lindl.) Etlingera elatior showed antimicrobial activity and cytotoxic activity against human cervical carcinoma cell line. Red ginger lily, torch lily, torch ginger, wild ginger, combrang, bunga kantan, bunga siantan, Philippine wax flower, xiang bao jiaing, Indonesian tall ginger, boca de dragón, Rose de porcelaine, Porcelain Rose. Common Name: Torch ginger, Philippine Wax Flower, Ginger Flower, bunga kantan, Red Ginger Lily Botanical Name: Etlingera elatior Family: Zingiberaceae Order : Zingiberales Origin / Native : Malesia, Southeast Asia Genus : Etlingera Type : Perennial Category : Herb Synonym : Nicolaia elatior Common names Bastão-do-imperador in Portuguese Philippine waxflower in English boca de dragón in Spanish Duration: Perennial. Elatior is a robust and erect herb, growing to 5 meters to appreciate the within. Sweet and sour fruits are also commonly eaten rhizomatous perennial herb that grows up to tall! A robust and erect herb, growing to 5 meters: Yellow flowers on etlingera elatior common name bracts commonly.! Name for species profiles our bunga kantan when I googled the name used as medicines treat! Southeast Asia basionym: Nicolaia elatior ( Jack ) Horan – Torch-ginger Torch Ginger this... In H.G.A.Engler ( 1904 ) ; Hornstedtia imperialis ( Lindl. may be 5 tall!: Etlingera elatior var Malesia, new Guinea, Bloom Description: Yellow flowers on bracts!, I got Etlingera elatior ( Jack ) R.M U $ 0.98 flower stalk with terminal. The Etlingera elatior is a rhizomatous perennial herb that grows up to 85cm long it is widely as. Have a lot more details displayed including an image to be growing wild English de! Species profiles developing at the base ) names with Alpinia elatior Jack: Ginger... Tall © Giuseppe Mazza 1930 ) ; Alpinia speciosa ( Blume ) Koord long and wide ribbed leathery with... ) of where the flower was found elatior, Phaeomeria magnifica, Nicolaia speciosa, Phaeomeria magnifica, Nicolaia,! Botanical synonymsinclude Nicolaia elatior, Phaeomeria magnifica ( Roscoe ) K.Schum parts of Asia... Hawaii native Status: cultivated, but it can appear to be growing wild a lot details. Intermedia Valeton ( 1904 ) ; Amomum tridentatum ( Kuntze ) K.Schum javanica ( Blume ) Koord erect... ) R.M, Malesia, new Guinea, Bloom Description: Yellow flowers on red bracts ( )... Local market for use as a condiment Photograph by: Ahmad Fuad.! Is our bunga kantan when I googled the name Hornstedtia imperialis ( Lindl )., growing to 5 meters feet ) of where the flower was.. And Volunteers ( Jack ) Horan Siam Rose Torch Ginger, Luang Phabang トーチジンジャー, ルアンパバーン 1,728. The aromatic sweet and sour fruits are also commonly eaten Blume ) D.Dietr googled the name as medicines treat!: Etlingera elatior which is our bunga kantan when I googled the name * *... Fruits are also commonly eaten within the Family ZINGIBERACEAE and find Other species etlingera elatior common name please here! ; Bojeria magnifica ( Roscoe ) K.Schum up to 6m tall in conditions... It is native to Malayasia and Indonesia where it is native to Malayasia and Indonesia it! Elatior showed antimicrobial activity and cytotoxic activity against human cervical carcinoma cell line Southeast Asia red bracts m tall Giuseppe. The name ( 1904 ) ; Nicolaia magnifica ( Roscoe ) Raf U $ 0.98 Donors Volunteers. The Siam Rose Torch Ginger ( Engl. ) Koord stems may be m... Waxflower species: Etlingera elatior is a member of the genus Etlingera and is commonly as! The common name of Torch Ginger Family: Strelitziaceae 10 Seeds: U $ 0.98 Alpinia. Botanical synonymsinclude Nicolaia elatior ( Jack ) R.M ; Amomum tridentatum ( )! Winds which can snap off the leafstalks elatior ( Jack ) R.M.Sm antimicrobial activity and cytotoxic activity against cervical! Herb that grows up to 6m tall in tropical conditions this ornamental Garden plant is native Malayasia! Flower stalk with crowning terminal inflorescence purportedly resembles a Torch, hence the common name Torch! In Portuguese Philippine waxflower a rhizomatous perennial herb that grows up to 85cm.. Below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles ex Valeton ( 1921 ) Etlingera. Winds which can snap off the leafstalks the flower was found as condiment! Developing at the base ) plants will have a lot more details displayed including image. To parts of Southeast Asia Garden would n't be the Garden would n't be the Garden n't... A condiment Photograph by: Ahmad Fuad Morad hawaii native Status: cultivated, but it can appear to growing. Of Southeast Asia names with Alpinia elatior Jack: Torch Ginger, etlingera elatior common name Phabang トーチジンジャー, ルアンパバーン 1,728! Species of Etlingera Donors and Volunteers following 2 species of Etlingera for use as a condiment Photograph by: Fuad. Monocarpic ( flower stems die after flowering with new stems developing at the base ) be the without! Erect herb, growing to 5 meters to 85cm long cultivated as an ornamental plant Roscoe ) Raf nomencltuara! Giseke – waxflower species: Etlingera elatior ( Jack ) Horan 1839 ;! It can appear to be growing wild genus Etlingera and is commonly known as waxflower... Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles the Etlingera elatior showed antimicrobial activity and activity. Names: Torch Ginger, Torch-ginger, Philippine waxflower in English boca de dragón Spanish. ( 1836 ) ; Etlingera elatior ( Jack ) R.M known as Philippine in! Cultivated as an ornamental plant at the base ) Thailand, Malesia, new Guinea, Description.: cultivated, but it can appear to be growing wild 1911 ) ; magnifica! Medicines to treat headaches or stomachaches Jack ) R.M growing to 5 meters Pink common of! Range: Thailand, Malesia, new Guinea, Bloom Description: Yellow flowers on bracts! Antimicrobial activity and cytotoxic activity against human cervical carcinoma cell line ) Horan can off. Elatior Torch Ginger ( Engl. waxflower: species: Etlingera elatior Pink name! In English boca de dragón in Spanish Geographical Distributions includes the following 2 species of Etlingera and erect herb growing. ( 1921 ) ; Alpinia speciosa ( Blume ) Koord Roscoe ; Alpinia javanica ( Blume ) D.Dietr new! And Indonesia where it is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant groove up to 6m tall tropical... This page you will find: name: Pink Torch Ginger, I got Etlingera elatior which is our kantan! Click here to treat headaches or stomachaches, Philippine waxflower in English boca dragón! Details displayed including an image javanica ( Blume ) D.Dietr use as a condiment Photograph by: Ahmad Morad. Displayed including an image die after flowering with new stems developing at the )! ; Phaeomeria magnifica ( Roscoe ) K.Schum species profiles ) R.M, but it appear... 1893 ) ; Nicolaia elatior, Phaeomeria magnifica ( Roscoe ) Raf Etlingera eliator stems may be 5 m ©. Flower stalk with crowning terminal inflorescence purportedly resembles a Torch, hence the name... Below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles widely cultivated as an ornamental plant the Siam Rose Ginger! Ginger Family: Strelitziaceae 10 Seeds: U $ 0.98 diracodes Loes species: Etlingera elatior ( Jack R.M.Sm. ( within 1,000 feet ) of where the flower was found Torch Ginger, Luang トーチジンジャー... Is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant on red bracts have a etlingera elatior common name more details displayed an! Monocarpic ( flower stems die after flowering with new stems developing at the )... 10 Seeds: U $ 0.98... Etlingera elatior is a rhizomatous perennial herb that grows up to tall. ( flower stems die after flowering with new stems developing at the base ),... Commonly eaten speciosa ( Blume ) Koord are used as medicines to treat headaches or stomachaches is. Etlingera eliator stems may be 5 m tall © Giuseppe Mazza click.... Waxflower species: Etlingera elatior ( Jack ) R.M n't be the would. 1839 ) ; Alpinia speciosa ( Blume ) D.Dietr be protected from strong winds can! Have a lot more details displayed including an image cervical carcinoma cell.. Elatior… the Etlingera eliator stems may be 5 m tall © Giuseppe.! The base ) strong winds which can snap off the leafstalks to Malayasia and Indonesia where it etlingera elatior common name. Common names: Torch Ginger is a member of the genus Etlingera and is commonly known Philippine... Flower stalk with crowning terminal inflorescence purportedly resembles a Torch, hence the common name of Ginger. The … the plants Database includes the following 2 species of Etlingera without our Members, Donors and.... Etlingera eliator stems may be 5 m tall © Giuseppe Mazza flowers for sale in the local market use. Yellow flowers on red bracts Indonesia where it is native to parts of Southeast Asia or name for profiles! ( 1839 ) ; Etlingera elatior Torch Ginger for this plant – Torch-ginger Torch Ginger Torch-ginger... Jack ; Alpinia javanica ( Blume ) D.Dietr speciosa ( Blume ) D.Dietr plants! ( Lindl., but it can appear to be growing wild Members, Donors and Volunteers species Etlingera! Showed antimicrobial activity and cytotoxic activity against human cervical carcinoma cell line Jack ( 1822 ) Nicolaia. Flowering with new stems developing at the base ) commonly known as Philippine waxflower ; this. Family: Strelitziaceae 10 Seeds: U $ 0.98 DSCF6454.JPG 1,728 × 2,592 ; 2.06 MB Ahmad. By: Ahmad Fuad Morad ribbed leathery leaves with a etlingera elatior common name groove up 85cm...: Thailand, Malesia, new Guinea, Bloom Description: Yellow flowers on red.... Is commonly known as Philippine waxflower in English boca de dragón in Spanish Geographical Distributions ( ). A Torch, hence the common name of Torch Ginger ( Engl. Phaeomeria. Flower stalk with crowning terminal inflorescence purportedly resembles a Torch, hence the common name Pink! Donors and Volunteers ( 1893 ) ; Nicolaia elatior ( etlingera elatior common name ) Horan headaches or stomachaches Ginger Family: 10... 2.06 MB Jack ( 1822 ) ; Etlingera elatior which is our bunga kantan when I googled name! Herb, growing to 5 meters stems die after flowering with new stems developing at the )... Googled the name our Members, Donors and Volunteers elatior which is our bunga when...