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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 3352

Costus 'Green Mountain'

OLD NAME: Costus 'Green Mountain'

NEW NAME: Costus 'Green Mountain'

NAME CHANGE NOTES: Hybrid cultivated by Tim Chapman


STATUS : registered cultivar

CONTINENT: Neotropical

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This cultivar was published in the Heliconia Society Quarterly Bulletin, Vol. 19, No. 4, December, 2013. It is a mad made hybrid by Tim Chapman of the species Costus productus with Costus varzearum. The name 'Green Mountain' was the name first published for this hybrid by Stokes Tropicals, but it is not a name that Tim Chapman chose. However, since it is the first published name, it takes priority and is therefor established as the correct name for this hybrid.

Cultivar Description: Described in Stokes Tropicals catalog as follows: Similar in all respects to curvibracteatus as described below except reddish orange bracts of inflorescence have beautiful green tips.


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