Hedychium cryptocoryne

Both words in today’s mashup are plant genii.  The first ‘Hedychium’ is the genus of ginger; it has a quite beautiful flowers.  The second ‘Cryptocoryne’ is a genus of leafy underwater plants favored by aquarium enthusiasts for its bright red leaves, which provide a nice contrast to the bright greens common to most aquarium flora.  Enjoy pictures of both below:

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