Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K.Schum.

Red Ginger

Plant 3-4 m or so tall. Leaves lanceolate, blades to over 0.5 m long and 15 cm wide. Flower cluster generally long and pendulous. Flowers small, white, 1-2 together within the persistent red bracts.

Pacific Islands

Source: Spencer, R. (2005). Zingiberaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Zingiberales
family       Zingiberaceae
genus        Alpinia Roxb.