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Peacock Ginger
Kaempferia pulchra

English Common Name: Peacock Ginger, Resurrection Lily

Chinese Name / 中文名: 紫花山奈 (Zǐhuā shānnài)

Other Local Name: Bunga Cekur Batik (Malaysia), Kencur Batek (Indonesia)

Family Name: Zingiberaceae

Scientific Name: Kaempferia pulchra

Classification: Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)‎ > ‎Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants Division)‎ > ‎Zingiberales‎ > ‎Zingiberaceae (Ginger Family)‎ > ‎Kaempferia

Origin: Malaysia and Thailand

Growth Habit: Shrub

Characteristic: A small monocot plant with leaves that lay flat on the ground.

Care Requirements: Prefers semi-shade and lots of watering. Requires consistently moist soil.

Images Location: Penang, Malaysia

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