Hedychium coronarium J.Koenig

Plant to 3 m tall. Leaves lanceolate, tip long-pointed, to about 60 cm long, 10 cm wide. Flower clusters about 20 cm long, 10 cm wide, the bracts each with 2-6 flowers. Flowers white, the lip yellow-green in the centre. Filament white.

India to Indonesia

Naturalised in Queensland, sometimes forming dense colonies along creeks.

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        Hedychium A. Koenig