ⓘ Hedychium


ⓘ Hedychium

Hedychium is a genus of flowering plants in the ginger family Zingiberaceae, native to lightly wooded habitats in Asia. There are approximately 70-80 known species, native to Southeast Asia and Madagascar. Some species have become widely naturalized in other lands, and considered invasive in some places.

The genus name Hedychium is derived from two Greek words hedys meaning "sweet" and Chios, which means "snow". This refers to the fragrant white flower of the type species H. coronarium. Common names include garland flower, ginger Lily, ginger, and Cape.

Members of the genus Hedychium is a rhizomatous perennials, often growing 47-71 120-180 cm in height. Some species are grown for their exotic leaves and fragrant spikes of flowers in shades of white, yellow and orange. Numerous cultivars have been developed for garden use, of which Tara was awarded by the Royal society of growers of garden merit. Although quite frost resistant to -10 °C, 14 °F, it requires shelter and a deep mulch in winter.

  • Hedychium coronarium white garland - lily or white ginger lily is a perennial flowering plant in the Zingiberaceae ginger family native to the Eastern
  • Hedychium coccineum, also known as orange gingerlily, scarlet gingerlily, and orange bottlebrush ginger is a species of flowering ginger. It is native
  • Hedychium gardnerianum Kahili ginger, Kahila garland - lily, or ginger lily also called longose, is a species of flowering plant in the ginger family
  • Hedychium spicatum is a plant species native to China Guizhou, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan the Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand and Ethiopia. Hedychium spicatum
  • Hedychium flavescens is a perennial flowering plant from the Zingiberaceae the ginger family It is native to the Himalayas, Sichuan, and northern Vietnam
  • Alpinia Siam or summer tulip Curcuma alismatifolia Globba, ginger lily Hedychium Kaempferia, torch - ginger Etlingera elatior, Renealmia, and ginger Zingiber
  • Invertebrates and Pathogens Associated with Wild Ginger, Hedychium gardnerianum and Hedychium flavescens Zingiberaceae in New Zealand PDF Report
  • Ginger lily is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Alpinia Hedychium
  • Camptandra Caulokaempferia Cautleya Curcuma Curcumorpha Haniffia Haplochorema Hedychium Hitchenia Kaempferia Nanochilus Paracautleya Parakaempferia Pommereschea
  • and ginger - scented roots Curcuma australasica, Australian turmeric Hedychium gardnerianum, Himalayan plant with fragrant yellow spiked flowers Siphonochilus