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Datasheet for Costus schlechteri

Plant Datasheet for Costus schlechteri


PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus schlechteri
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Costus schlechteri H.J.P.Winkl.
STATUS :unknown
CONTINENT: African
SYNONYMS:


BOTANICAL NOTES:
This African species is listed as an "insufficiently known name" in Paul Maas' monograph on African Costaceae, published on 16 December 2016. (Monograph of African Costaceae, H. Maas-van de Kamer, P.J.M. Maas, J.J. Wieringa, C.D. Specht, Blumea 61, 2016: 280 - 318, http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea/2016/00000061/00000003/art00010)

The African Plant Database lists this species as accepted. Biology : Semi-woody herb to 1,8-2 m tall with leafy shoots 1-1,2 cm Ecology : Rain-forest.

Listed on the International Plant Names Index at http://www.ipni.org/ - author listed as H.Winkler

Flora of West Tropical Africa, (1936) - Leafy stems 6 ft high, Ivory Coast, S. Nigeria. No further description.

Flora of Spanish Guinea -


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