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Blue Ginger

Commelinaceae Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

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Flower Info: Petal # 6
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Blue Ginger
Commelinaceae Family
Commelina Brazilian Spiderwort? Spiderwort or Dayflower Purple Heart White Gossamer Plant
Moses-in-a-Cradle Tradescantia blossfeldiana Spiderwort Blue Ginger Spiderwort

Dichorisandra Genus
Blue Ginger

Location

Found in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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Commelinaceae
Commelinales
Commelinales
Commelinidae
Monocots
Monocots
One First-Leaves (Monocots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
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Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

a tropical plant which resembles ginger in growth and habit, but is actually a relative of the wandering Jew plant. The plant is native to the tropical woodlands of North, Central and South America, specially in Atlantic Forest vegetation in Brazil. Of the family Commelinaceae, they are cultivated for their handsome spotted stems, large shiny foliage which is held horizontally, surmounted by striking blue flowers.

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Unknown Blue Lily

Unknown Blue Lily


Comment: Blue Ginger , Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

Page Posts: 3

gardengeek
gardengeek

Rica, I found it...



Blue Ginger

Commelinaceae

Dichorisandra thyrsiflora
April 02, 2011
12:05:29

Rica

Philippines

I have the same plant here in the Philippines. Unidentified too! This can survive tropical climate for sure. I hope to find out what it is.
October 10, 2010
16:35:24
Thunder
Thunder

sorry this is not an alfalfa! (as suggested above)
June 23, 2010
12:58:02

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