|Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior), |
Family : Zingiberaceae.
|Native to Indonesia. The plant is now grown in many tropical locations both for the extravagant ‘flowers’ and for food.|
|Its a torch ginger called Etlinger elatior a good herbal medicine for liver protection has been reported.|
Thanks to EFI members for confirming the species id as well as its uses.