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Hornstedtia scottiana (F.Muell.) K.Schum.
Native Cardamon
This beautiful plant is from the Daintree rainforest. The flowers are at the base of the plant.

 


Hornstedtia scottiana Hornstedtia scottiana
   
    Description:Flowers at base of plant Description:Flower
    Location:Cape Kimberley, Daintree, North  Queensland Location:Cape Kimberley, Daintree, North  Queensland
    GPS coordinates:16˚16.2228S, 14528.1802E  GPS coordinates:16˚16.2228S, 14528.1802E 
    Date:5 November 2017 Date:5 November 2017
    Field No.:6267 Field No.:6267
       
    Hornstedtia scottiana Hornstedtia scottiana
   
    Description:Flower spike Description:Flowering plants
    Location:Cape Kimberley, Daintree, North  Queensland Location:Cape Kimberley, Daintree, North  Queensland
    GPS coordinates:16˚16.2228S, 14528.1802E  GPS coordinates:16˚16.2228S, 14528.1802E 
    Date:5 November 2017 Date:5 November 2017
    Field No.:6267 Field No.:6267
       
    Hornstedtia scottiana Hornstedtia scottiana
Description: Flowers at base of plants Description: Plants
    Location:Jindalba, Daintree, North  Queensland Location:Jindalba, Daintree, North  Queensland
    GPS coordinates:16˚14.2920S, 14525.9518E  GPS coordinates:16˚14.2920S, 14525.9518E 
Date:12 October 2008 Date:12 October 2008
    Field No.:U935 Field No.:U935
       
    Hornstedtia scottiana Hornstedtia scottiana
   
    Description:Leaves Description:Leaves
    Location:Jindalba, Daintree, North  Queensland Location:Cape Kimberley, Daintree, North  Queensland
    GPS coordinates:16˚14.2920S, 14525.9518E  GPS coordinates:16˚16.2228S, 14528.1802E 
    Date:12 October 2008 Date:5 November 2017
    Field No.:U935 Field No.:6267
       

 

References (accessed 18 November 2017):

Smith, R.M. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1987) Zingiberaceae, Flora of Australia. 45:25-27

Williams, K.A.W., (1980) 
Native Plants of Queensland 1:158


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Hornstedtia scottiana