GingersRus is a trademark of Le Jardin Ombragé
Click on logo above to go to GingersRus HOMEPAGE.
Datasheet for Costus guanaiensis var. asplundii

Plant Datasheet for Costus guanaiensis var. asplundii

BOTANICAL NAME: Costus guanaiensis var. asplundii
CONTINENT: Neotropical

In the 1977 follow-up, P. J. M. Maas decided this is a separate species. It is described by Dr. Maas in Flora Neotropica, Monograph No. 18 under Costus asplundii. SeePID#3595

Specimen at NYBG Herbarium -

Image: Available at CostaceaeCostus guanaiensis Rusby var. asplundii Maas (Type) Image: Available Location: Ecuador. Napo/Pastaza border. Mera. On shore of Río Pastaza. Alt. 1000 m. Collector: E. Asplund 1911530 Jan 1956 Description: Stem to 5 m high; flowers white, lanellum with a large yellow blotch at base of middle lobe. Fertile. Habitat: Edge of forest. Publication: Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 8: 52. 1972. Other: NY Specimen ID: 320332

Copyright © 1999-2016 - Dave Skinner,
All text and images on this page are copyrighted. They may be downloaded and/or printed for personal use and scientific research, but may not be published in paper or electronic media without my express consent. They absolutely may not be used commercially in any way whatsoever without my express consent. To inquire about permissions, contact