Zingiber_malaysianum_-_black_ginger_-_var-midnight_-_from-DC1

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Photograph of a stand of Black Ginger, var. 'Midnight'. Profusion of long, very dark, upwards-pointing leaves. Where the leaves are backlit, they glow with a caramel color, but otherwise are black or extremely dark green. The stems are yellow-green.

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Zingiber malaysianum
Zingiberaceae *
black
color *
foliage
habit
orange
plant *
taxon: family *
Location
Washington, D.C. *
Washington, D.C. Botanic Gardens
greenhouse
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Wikipedia DC field trip 2005