Family: Zingiberaceae - Ginger family
Growth Habit: Herb
Bengali/vernacular Name: Dolon chapa.
Tribal Name: Chowrang (Murang).
English Name: Common ginger lily, Garland flower.
A tall, rhizomatous herb with leafy stem. Leaves oblong or oblong-lanceolate. Spike 15-30 cm long, compact. Flowers large, white fragrant; corolla tube 7.6 cm long, segments half as long as the tube; staminodes about 5 cm long, oblong-lanceolate; lip broad, shallowly bifid, distinctly clawed. Capsule oblong, orange inside.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar and sylhet, in fallow lands.
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