EPPO Global Database

Etlingera elatior(NCLEL)

Overview
Last modification: 2000-06-06

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: NCLEL
  • Preferred name: Etlingera elatior
  • Authority: (Jack) Smith

Notes

Southeast Asia. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in China


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Nicolaia elatior (Jack) Horaninow
Phaeomeria magnifica (Roscoe) Schumann
Phaeomeria speciosa (Blume) Merrill

Common names
Name Language
Philippine waxflower English
porcelain flower English
torch ginger English
wax flower English
Fackelingwer German
Kaiserzepter German
rose de porcelaine French
boca de dragón Spanish
huǒ jù jiāng Chinese
火炬姜 Chinese