Alpinia

Alpinia is a genus in the Zingiberaceae or ginger family. Most of the genus is tropical and sensitive to frost, though several species are root hardy to at least zone 8. Since most species bloom terminally on older stems if growth is killed by freezing, there will be no flowers. Most species have highly aromatic foliage which emerge from pseudostems which can be anywhere between 6" to 25' (15 cm to 8 m) tall and arise from fleshy rhizomes.

See all the species together on a single page, go to the Alpinia species overview page.

Alpinia
Alpinia boia, Nhu Nguyen [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
boia
Alpinia carolinensis, Jacob Uluwehi Knecht [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
carolinensis
Alpinia japonica, Alani Davis [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
japonica
Alpinia pumila, Alani Davis [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pumila
Alpinia purpurata, Nhu Nguyen [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
purpurata
Alpinia zerumbet, Nhu Nguyen [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
zerumbet

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