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Indian Head Ginger or Costus spicatus  #Ginger,Costus spicatus,Fall,Geotagged,Spiked spiralflag gingerIndian head ginger,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. Sorry, have to check: cultivated/invasive? Posted 2 months ago
    1. The Garden of Eden Arboretum in Maui, Hawaii had this labeled with this name and only noted that it was a tropical America plant Posted 2 months ago
      1. Great, thanks for confirming! Posted 2 months ago

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"Costus spicatus", also known as spiked spiralflag ginger or Indian head ginger, is a species of herbaceous plant in the Costaceae family.

Similar species: Gingers, Bananas, Etc.
Species identified by William Bodine
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By William Bodine

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Uploaded Jan 8, 2023. Captured Oct 4, 2022 18:32 in VR99+FX Ke‘anae, HI, USA.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO800
  • 105mm