torch ginger


Definition of torch ginger

  1. :  an East Indian rhizomatous perennial herb (Phaeomeria magnifica) of the family Zingiberaceae that is cultivated in warm regions for its showy foliage and red or pink flower heads which resemble cones and are borne on tall stems arising directly from the rhizome

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