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Red Torch Ginger

Red Torch Ginger

Etlingera elatior

"Related to the commercial ginger and cultivated with varying colour forms
ranging from red to pink and white.
In parts of SE Asia buds of the pink form are sliced and added to salads as a mild spice."
... Cairns Botanic Garden Brochure

Nikon D300 ,Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED AF-S VR Zoom
1/8s f/5.6 at 100.0mm iso400 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time11-Aug-2011 09:38:05
ModelNIKON D300
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length100 mm
Exposure Time1/8 sec
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias+2/3
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance

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silvia marmori21-Oct-2011 14:59
never heard about that kind of spice! excellent capture you made of it
Patricia Kay21-Oct-2011 11:30
Absolutely gorgoeus image Brian...Wonderful details and colors too...BV
Yvonne21-Oct-2011 10:36
So lovely, lots of pink ones near the gardens Cafe too. v
Sheila21-Oct-2011 00:26
A great capture of this very striking flower, Brian
lou_rozensteins20-Oct-2011 22:47
Beautiful shot. They are so exotic. Well done.
Marcia Rules20-Oct-2011 21:17
she's a dandy with such eye-grabbing color! V
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