Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 4307
OLD NAME: Tapeinochilos pubescens
NEW NAME: Tapeinochilos pubescens
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FULL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tapeinochilos pubescens Ridl.
STATUS : accepted
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Osia Gideon Monograph: Listed as a basal flowering species. Bracts thick and woody. Bract apex strongly recurved (35Â°-50Â° ), 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 .
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."
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