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Datasheet for Tapeinochilos pubescens

Plant Datasheet for Tapeinochilos pubescens


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Photo# 17515 Specimen# R0
T. pubescens - photo by Ann Cains, El Arish Tropical Exotics


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Photo# 17516 Specimen# R0
T. pubescens - photo by Ann Cains, El Arish Tropical Exotics


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Photo# 17520 Specimen# R0
T. pubescens - photo by Bruce Dunstan


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Photo# 10460 Specimen# R0
Tapeinochilos pubescens by Michael Pascall


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Photo# 10461 Specimen# R0
Tapeinochilos pubescens by Michael Pascall


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Photo# 10462 Specimen# R0
Tapeinochilos pubescens by Michael Pascall



PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Tapeinochilos pubescens
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tapeinochilos pubescens Ridl.
STATUS :Accepted
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BOTANICAL NOTES:
Osia Gideon Monograph: Listed as a basal flowering species. Bracts thick and woody. Bract apex strongly recurved (35°-50° ), flowers 52-79 mm long; bracts pubescent or glabrous, scape usually short (<10 mm long) and thick.

From: "Michael Pascall" - Today I spent a pleasant time wandering the Flecker Botanical Gardens in Tropical Cairns and visiting some old nurserys , like Limberlost that was established over 40 years ago . So many fantastic plants !! A very impressive Tapienochilus pubescens at Flecker Botanic Gardens .

ACCESSION NOTES:
Listed at El Arish Tropical Exotics
"Thick chunky bamboo like stems with basal flowering. The backscratcher bracts are a rich burnt orange with beautifully contrasting yellow day flowers."
http://www.elarishtropicalexotics.com/online-plant-store-profiles/tapeinochilos-pubescens/146.aspx


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