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Stamen not petaloid, with an anther loculus on either side; one staminode petaloid, two linear Zingiberaceae
Inflorescence branched. Stamens not exserted, lateral staminodes reduced to teeth or absent Alpinia
Inflorescence 2–8 cm long. Ligule 3–4 mm long. Leaves lanceolate, 12–25 cm long, 2–4 cm wide. Outer perianth 3–4 mm long: inner perianth tube 3–4 mm long. Labellum reniform. Lateral staminodes minute. Ovary 2 mm long, glabrous. Fruit blue-black. Herbs with erect leafy stems up to 1.5 m high. North from Wyong. WSF & RF. Fl. spring – summer Native Ginger Alpinia arundelliana