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Datasheet for Tapeinochilos pubescens

Plant Datasheet for Tapeinochilos pubescens

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Tapeinochilos pubescens  by Michael Pascall  - Click to see full sized image
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Tapeinochilos pubescens by Michael Pascall


Tapeinochilos pubescens  by Michael Pascall  - Click to see full sized image
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Tapeinochilos pubescens by Michael Pascall


Tapeinochilos pubescens  by Michael Pascall  - Click to see full sized image
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Tapeinochilos pubescens by Michael Pascall


T.  pubescens - photo by  Ann Cains, El Arish Tropical Exotics       - Click to see full sized image
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T. pubescens - photo by Ann Cains, El Arish Tropical Exotics


T.  pubescens - photo by  Ann Cains, El Arish Tropical Exotics       - Click to see full sized image
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T. pubescens - photo by Ann Cains, El Arish Tropical Exotics


T.  pubescens - photo by  Bruce Dunstan - Click to see full sized image
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T. pubescens - photo by Bruce Dunstan



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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