This member of the
Zingiberaceae family was described by Carl
Ludwig von Blume in 1827. It is found on Java, growing in peat with
some water and some sun. The rhizomes will grow up to three
centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to 80 centimetres in
height. The flowers are white to crème coloured.
Seen as a member of the Scitaminceae family.