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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 4886

Costus phaeotrichus


OLD NAME: Costus phaeotrichus

NEW NAME: Costus phaeotrichus

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STATUS : synonym

CONTINENT: African

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BOTANICAL NOTES:
This African species is placed in synonymy with Costus tappenbeckianus (PID3439) 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 accepted. Biology : Rhizomatous herb with leafy shoots 35-70 cm tall; leaves few, sometimes 1 Ecology : Flooded open forest; rocky slope in forest; 180-200 m alt.

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

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Costus phaeotrichus (syn. of C. tappenbeckianus) - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 634 Accession# R0
Costus phaeotrichus (syn. of C. tappenbeckianus)