Etlingera elatior 'Red Torch'
PARENTAGE: Etlingera elatior
ORIGIN: Unknown, common in cultivation
DESCRIPTION: Colour red, standard torch ginger, foliage red reverse, green upper, red stems, rhizome, and flower stems. This could be considered the standard “Torch Gin-ger” - round ball shaped flower when open, broad outer bracts extremely reflexed, inner cone uniform colour, True flowers usual red and yellow.
REFERENCE: J. Hintze submission
REGISTRATION DATE: December 2013