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PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus fortalezae
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Costus fortalezae K.Schum.
Not known whether This is an accepted species.
Mentioned in Maas, Flora Neotropica, Monograph #18 where he excluded it from synonymy with C. claviger. Listed as an insufficiently known species. Holotype:- specimen in Berlin was destroyed, was collected in 1901 by E. Ule in Fortaleza, lower Rio Jurua, Acre, Brazil. No description in Maas monograph.