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Datasheet for Costus bakeri

Plant Datasheet for Costus bakeri

BOTANICAL NAME: Costus bakeri
CONTINENT: Neotropical
Costus comosus var. bakerii,

Not a valid species - obsolete synonym for C. comosus var. bakerii

Listed on the International Plant Names Index at - author listed as K.Schum.

Schumann describes this species and places in subgenus Eucostus - Das Pflanzenreich IV, 1904.

Specimen at NYBG Herbarium -

Image: Available at CostaceaeCostus bakeri K. Schum. (Isolectotype) Image: Available Location: Guatemala. Amatitlan. Barranca de Eminencia. Alt. 1400 ft. Collector: J. Donnell Smith 2802Feb 1892 Description: Fertile. Habitat: Publication: Pflanzenr. (Engler). IV. 46 (Heft 20): 387. A X. 1904. Verified: A. Espeko & A. R. Lopez-F. 1994. Other: NY Specimen ID: 320322Ex Herbarium: Columbia College

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