Botanical Name: Zingiber zerumbet. Smith, J.E. Specific epithet means sold in shops and was applied to … It originates from Asia, but can be found in many tropical countries. Common names include: awapuhi, bitter ginger, shampoo ginger (Malay = lempoyang) and pinecone ginger. With a clumping growth habit, Zingiber Zerumbet usually grows about 4’ feet in height, however, in some cases, it is found to grow up to 6′ to 7’ feet. Scientific Name: Zingiber zerumbet Synonym: Amomum zerumbet Common Names: Shampoo Ginger, Bitter Ginger, 'Awapuhi, 'Awapuhi kuahiwi, Pinecone Ginger, Wild Ginger Plant Characteristics. It’s used primarily in herbal medicines … Scientific Name Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm. This plant has attractive, dark green, glossy, foliage, with tall arching pseudostems. (1806) Exotic Botany 2: 105. Usually flowers and fruits as a shrubby plant about 1-2 m tall but it should be noted that only the leaves are above ground level. Bot. The true … Common name. The lateral inflorescence emerges a lime green color, with creamy yellow labellums. Also known as shampoo ginger, it tastes bitter as compared to the common ginger and added in food flavoring and appetizers. Z. Zingiber zerumbet; Media in category "Zingiber zerumbet" The following 46 files are in this category, out of 46 total. Smith published the name Z. zerumbet in Part 2 of Exotic Botany , which was published sometime between 1 December 1805 and 1 January … It originates from Asia, but can be found in many tropical countries. The flower bracts later turn a vibrant red color, and … Zingiber officinale, known as the true ginger used as a spice, is one of the oldest known and most widely consumed spices. The rhizomes of Z. zerumbet have been used … 1805. Scientific Name: Zingiber zerumbet: Common Name: Pinecone Ginger: Plant Type: Deciduous: Leaf Type: Broadleaf: Hardiness Zone: 8, … Genus name comes from the Greek name which, in turn, is said to derive from an East Indian word cognate with Pali sigivera. Awapuhi, shampoo ginger, red pinecone ginger. This useful and medicinal Polynesian … The species Z. zerumbet was originally named Amomum zerumbet by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 and was transferred to the genus Zingiber in 1806 by Smith, although there is some debate on this. Common names include: awapuhi, bitter ginger, shampoo ginger (Malay = lempoyang) and pinecone ginger. It is a “canoe plant,” not native to Hawaii, North America or Florida but was introduced by pre-European settlers and/or post-European immigrants. 2: 105, t. 112. Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Herb/Forb Hawaii Native Status: Introduced. Zingiber zerumbet. Zingiber Zerumbet Care Size & Growth. Noteworthy Characteristics. Zingiber zerumbet is a species of plant in the ginger family with leafy stems growing to about 1.2 m (3.9 ft) tall. Plant Name. The leaves form a pseudostem from 60 - 200cm tall[266. Pages in category "Zingiber zerumbet" This category contains only the following page. Common Name: Growing plant with developing flower cone at base Photograph by: Sten Porse ... Zingiber zerumbet is a herbaceous, perennial plant producing clumps of leaves from a large rhizome. Type: INDIA: Basionym: Amomum zerumbet Linnaeus 1753. Common names for Pinecone Ginger (Zingiber zerumbet) include awapuhi kuahiwi in Hawaiian, bitter ginger and shampoo ginger. Other Names: Pinecone Ginger, Itter Ginger, Broad-leaved Ginger, Martinique Ginger, Pinecone Lily, Lempoyang, and Wild ginger. Common names. It’s reed-like, erect stems rise up to 4’ feet and are clumped by sheaths of 8” inches long, narrow leaves. Ginger, Zerumbet; Martinique Ginger; Zerumbet Ginger; Ginger, Martinique. Weed * Stem. Description. 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