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Another flower from Arenal. This Etlinger elatior has many common names, torch ginger, ginger flower, red ginger lily, torch lily, wild ginger and Porcelain rose.
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Lovely indeed. Some additional information on some common names of this plant are Torch Ginger Flower (Zingibier Etlinger Elatior) or Bunga Kantan (Malay), Ang Hua/Red Flower (Hokkien), Kaalaa (Thai), Awapuhi-ko `oko` o (Hawaiian), Bunga Kecombrang/ Bongkot (Indonesian), Asam Cekala (Karonese) to name a few but mostly known as Laksa Flower. There're other names for it as well such as Sceptre of the Emperor, Rose de porcelaine, Torch Lily and Philippine Waxflower.
March 19, 2013 at 08:38 PM
I miss Costa Rica. So beautiful.
chigiy Binell |
April 01, 2013 at 11:19 AM
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