The torch ginger, also called torch ginger flower or redemption, is a plant of Indonesia, with feature and tropical.
This plant has life cycle of perennial flowers and produces very flashy and showy.
The foliage has long stems and upright, and broad leaves and leathery.
The inflorescence has pink or red bracts in a pyramidal shape, supported by a long stem and robust.
It is sensitive to water shortages, growing best in moist soil, deep, drained and rich in organic matter.
Multiply by division of clumps, rhizomes and seeds.
It is attractive to birds and butterflies and excellent as cut-flower, flower arrangements can make simple, elegant and durable.
ZINGIBERACEAE - Etlingera elatior
Na Amazônia, do século XIX, devido à cobiça pela borracha, Wawatu, cunhatã do clã Aruak, tem sua aldeia dizimada por brancos. Apesar de ser forçada a viajar para um local desconhecido, casar-se com guerreiro de origem Karib e sofrer com as diferenças de costumes de seus familiares, ela se apaixona.