Costus species


Flora of Kaiga_ID_Please_14102011 PJ1:  Date/Time-:04/10/11   -    10:30
Location- Place, Altitude - Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-   wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- herb
Height/Length- 1.5m - 2m
Costus sp
Pev in Marathi
Seems to be Costus speciosus. Family: Zingiberaceae.
Common Name: Spiral Ginger
Please wait for experts to confirm id.
I think the accepted name is Cheilocostus speciosus
Fam. Costaceae