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Datasheet for Costus pilgeri

Plant Datasheet for Costus pilgeri

BOTANICAL NAME: Costus pilgeri
CONTINENT: Neotropical
Costus arabicus,

Not a valid species - obsolete synonym.

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.

Maas in Flora Neotropica No. 8, lists this as an obsolete syn. for Costus arabicus.

Specimen at NYBG Herbarium -

Image: Available at CostaceaeCostus pilgeri K. Schum. (Isolectotype)det. K. Schum. Image: Available Location: Paraguay. Iter ad Yerbales montium Sierra de Maracayú. In regione fluminis Tapiraguay. Collector: E. Hassler 5974Dec 1900 Description: Fertile. Habitat: Publication: Pflanzenr. (Engler). 404. Other: NY Specimen ID: 320344Specimen notes: Duplicatum ex Conservatorio Botanico Genevensi.

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