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Datasheet for Costus hybrid scaber X lasius

Plant Datasheet for Costus hybrid scaber X lasius


PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus hybrid scaber X lasius
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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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