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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 5235

Costus hybrid manmade scaber X lasius


OLD NAME: Costus hybrid manmade scaber X lasius

NEW NAME: Costus hybrid manmade scaber X lasius

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STATUS : unknown

CONTINENT: Neotropical

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BOTANICAL NOTES:
Maas in 1972 describes a common hybrid occuring in nature between C. scaber and C. lasius. It has the thick glabrous sheaths of C. scaber with the bright yellow bracts and yellow flowers of C. lasius. In 1977 he formally described this as a new species - Costus wilsonii. PID 4049

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