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alpinia nieuwenhuizii. There are over a thousand species of gin...
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Image #: DSC_0510-10001
Species: alpinia nieuwenhuizii
Location: Pulong Tau National Park, Sarawak
Description: There are over a thousand species of gingers all over the world. Borneo is especially rich with over a hundred growing in its tropical rainforests. Its flowers are often striking and brilliantly colored. The indigenous tribes here use different parts of many species as food and medicine. The alpinia featured here is endemic to Borneo.