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crêpe ginger
Cheilocostus speciosus
crêpe ginger spiral flag
Cheilocostus speciosus Costaceae
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common names
  crêpe ginger
  crape ginger
  crepe ginger
  malay ginger
  spiral flag
accepted scientific name
  Cheilocostus speciosus (J.Konig) C.Specht
rules for finding collection records
  Hellenia speciosa (14)
  Cheilocostus speciosus (23)
  Costus speciosus (7)
family name
  Costaceae
Image Author: Forest And Kim Starr
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru end of December
Introduced. Native to southeast Asia.

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Links to Plant Photos
Starr Environmental (20)
Cal Photos (3)
SEINet (1)
South Florida (1)
Cal Photos (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base