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Nov 28, 2020 6:18 PM CST
I took this picture on the Hilo side of the big island of Hawaii. The flowers are thick and have a waxed look to them. Can you tell me what it is?
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Nov 28, 2020 7:16 PM CST

Its Kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) that's gone to seed.
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