Alpinia purpurata


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Noun1.Alpinia purpurata - an ornamental ginger native to Pacific islandsAlpinia purpurata - an ornamental ginger native to Pacific islands
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Languas, genus Zerumbet - perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
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Evaluation of the toxicity of essential oil from Alpinia purpurata inflorescences to Sitophilus zeamais (maize weevil).
de Albuquerque et al., "Evaluation of the toxicity of essential oil from Alpinia purpurata inflorescences to Sitophilus zeamais (maize weevil)," Crop Protection, vol.
Alpinia martinica (Zingiberaceae): An Intergeneric Hybrid between Alpinia purpurata and Etlingera elatior.
SPRIGS, FRONDS AND SPRAYS Unlike Rousseau's jungle, in the student work below, the plants may be identifiable: a Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) in the upper left, a red ginger (Alpinia purpurata) in the upper right, blue flowers in the lower left reminiscent of Vanda coerulea orchids, and perhaps Heliconia in the lower right.
These plant species are Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa, Alpinia galanga (L.) Sw., Alpinia purpurata K.