Globba winitii C.H. Wright

Herb to abut 60 cm or more tall. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, cordate at the base, waxy blue below. Flower clusters pendulous, to about 15 cm long with purplish ovate bracts to about 3 cm long and bent back, each bract with 5-7 flowers. Flowers with corolla yellow, the lip and sterile stamens orange-yellow, anther with 2 spurs. Ovary hairless.


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.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Zingiberales
family       Zingiberaceae
genus        Globba L.