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Noun: shell ginger
  1. Cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes
    - shellflower, shall-flower, Alpinia Zerumbet, Alpinia speciosa, Languas speciosa

Derived forms: shell gingers

Type of: ginger

Part of: Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Languas, genus Zerumbet

Encyclopedia: Shell ginger