Rose of Siam
Scientific Name Etlingera corneri
Describer J.Mood & H. Ibrahim
Kingdom Zingiberales
Order Plantae
Family Zingiberaceae
Distribution southern Thailand and the northern region of the Malay Peninsula
Size 4 m tall
Alternative Names Ka Lo
Regional Names

Etlingera corneri is an erect herb with distinct stems that bear leaves and other (leafless) stems bearing clusters of flowers.As its name suggests its flowers resemble genus Rosa.Etlingera corneri is named in honor of Edred John Henry Corner, who is the first recorded collector of this species. Edred Corner was a botanist and Assistant Director of the Singapore Botanic Gardens