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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 4889

Costus violaceus


OLD NAME: Costus violaceus

NEW NAME: Costus violaceus

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STATUS : synonym

CONTINENT: African

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BOTANICAL NOTES:
This African species is placed in synonymy with Costus phyllocephalus (PID3757) 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)

I have not seen any photos or live plants of this species.

The African Plant Database lists this species as accepted.

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