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Datasheet for Costus gabonensis

Plant Datasheet for Costus gabonensis

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PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus gabonensis
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Costus gabonensis Koechlin
STATUS :Accepted
CONTINENT: African
SYNONYMS:


BOTANICAL NOTES:
This African species is recognized in Paul Maas' monograph on African Costaceae, published on 16 December 2016. (Monograph of African Costaceae, H. Maas-van de Kamer, P.J.M. Maas, J.J. Wieringa, C.D. Specht, Blumea 61, 2016: 280 - 318, http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea/2016/00000061/00000003/art00010)

The African Plant Database lists this species as an accepted species. Biology : Perennial robust herb with leafy shoots 1-2 m tall; leaf blade subsessile Ecology : Ecology unknown; 350-700 m alt.

W3Tropicos - http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/pick.html - Costus gabonensis Koechlin -Author(s): ORSTOM Date: 1988 Publication: List of Vascular Plants of Gabon with Synonymy


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