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Awapuhi Ko-oko-o - Torch Ginger - Etlingera Elatior - Phaeomeria Magnifica
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Absolute joy has no room for sadness,
Nor has the heart that rests beyond the sky.
He whose mind dwells in the hanging stars
Will not sow seeds of sadness on this earth - Rumi
Etlingera elatior (also known as Torch Ginger, Ginger Flower, Red Ginger Lily, Torch Lily, Wild Ginger, Combrang, Bunga Siantan, Philippine Wax Flower, Xiang Bao Jiaing, Indonesian Tall Ginger, Boca de Dragón, Rose de Porcelaine, Porcelain Rose) is a species of herbaceous perennial plant. Botanical synonyms include Nicolaia elatior, Phaeomeria magnifica, Nicolaia speciosa, Phaeomeria speciosa, Alpinia elatior, Alpinia magnifica.
`Awapuhi ko `oko`o - Torch Ginger - Etlingera elatior - Phaeomeria magnifica
Iao Valley Wailuku Maui Hawaii
From my collection:
Tropical Flowers of Hawaii
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March 16th, 2013
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