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PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Tapeinochilos versteegii
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tapeinochilos versteegii Valeton
Osia Gideon Monograph: Listed as a terminal flowering species with recurved bracts, dark red, aging grey to black, apex obtuse or rounded-apiculate, margins toward apex not inflexed. Bract apex rounded-apiculate, pungent; margins toward apex sometimes inflexed, only known from southern New Guinea, from Mimmika in Iran Jaya to Western PNG.
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