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Datasheet for Costus scaber South Americanforms

Plant Datasheet for Costus scaber South Americanforms


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Photo# 12732 Specimen# R0
Costus aff. scaber at Lyon Arboretum, Oahu, Hawaii - Ecuador form


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Photo# 12733 Specimen# R0
Costus aff. scaber at Lyon Arboretum, Oahu, Hawaii - Ecuador form


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Photo# 12734 Specimen# R0
Costus aff. scaber at Lyon Arboretum, Oahu, Hawaii - Ecuador form


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Photo# 12735 Specimen# R0
Costus aff. scaber at Lyon Arboretum, Oahu, Hawaii - Ecuador form ligules


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Photo# 12736 Specimen# R0
Costus aff. scaber at Lyon Arboretum, Oahu, Hawaii - Ecuador form


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Photo# 17038 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Guayzimi, Ecuador


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Photo# 17039 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Gualaquiza, Ecuador


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Photo# 17040 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber along the Rio Napo in Peru


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Photo# 17041 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber along the Rio Napo in Peru


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Photo# 17042 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber along the Amazon River near Iquitos, Peru


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Photo# 17043 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber along the Amazon River near Iquitos, Peru


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Photo# 17044 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber along the Amazon River near Iquitos, Peru


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Photo# 17045 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber along the Amazon River near Iquitos, Peru


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Photo# 17046 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber along the Amazon River near Iquitos, Peru


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Photo# 17047 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Shapaja, San Martin, Peru


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Photo# 17048 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Shapaja, San Martin, Peru


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Photo# 17049 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Rioja, San Martin, Peru


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Photo# 17050 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Rioja, San Martin, Peru


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Photo# 17051 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at upper Rio Nangaritza, Ecuador


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Photo# 17052 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at upper Rio Nangaritza, Ecuador


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Photo# 17053 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Nirvana, Colombia


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Photo# 17054 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Nirvana, Colombia


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Photo# 17055 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17056 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17057 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17058 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17059 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17060 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17061 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17062 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17063 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17064 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17065 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Atalaya, Peru


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Photo# 17066 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Atalaya, Peru


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Photo# 17067 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Pantiacolla, Manu, Peru


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Photo# 17068 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Photo# 17069 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Photo# 17070 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber at Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Photo# 17071 Specimen# R0
Costus scaber near Alta Floresta, Brazil


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Photo# 17118 Specimen# R3054
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From cultivated,


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Photo# 17119 Specimen# R3054
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From cultivated,


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Photo# 17120 Specimen# R3054
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From cultivated,


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Photo# 17121 Specimen# R3054
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From cultivated,


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Photo# 17122 Specimen# R3076
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Ecuador, Zamora-Chinchipe


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Photo# 17123 Specimen# R3076
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Ecuador, Zamora-Chinchipe


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Photo# 17124 Specimen# R3076
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Ecuador, Zamora-Chinchipe


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Photo# 17125 Specimen# R3076
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Ecuador, Zamora-Chinchipe


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Photo# 17126 Specimen# R3076
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Ecuador, Zamora-Chinchipe


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Photo# 17127 Specimen# R3076
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Ecuador, Zamora-Chinchipe


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Photo# 17128 Specimen# R3117
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Peru, Loreto


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Photo# 17129 Specimen# R3120
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Peru, Loreto


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Photo# 17130 Specimen# R3120
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Peru, Loreto


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Photo# 17191 Specimen# R3215
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana,


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Photo# 17192 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17193 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17194 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17195 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17196 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17197 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17198 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17199 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17200 Specimen# R3217
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17201 Specimen# R3220
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17202 Specimen# R3220
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17203 Specimen# R3220
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama


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Photo# 17204 Specimen# R3220
Costus scaber/Amazonian form
From Guyana, Iwokrama



PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus scaber South Americanforms
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME:
STATUS :
CONTINENT: Neotropical
SYNONYMS:


BOTANICAL NOTES:
Costus scaber is a wide ranging species from Mexico to Brazil, and it is found in many diffent forms. This form of Costus scaber with smaller flowers was found in southeast Ecuador and other places.

This is a thumbnail page with photos of the form that was found deep in primary forest at the Cristalino Reserve in Mato Grosso, Brazil, comparing it to other South American plants and the commonly cultivated form.http://www.gingersrus.com/images/P7466-Cristalino

R3220 - Placeholder record for plant collected deep in the forest of the Iwokrama Mountains. Plant was found growing on large boulders near the river. One plant had mature inflorescence (no flowers) with seeds. Bracts were non-appendaged.

R3217 - Placeholder record for plant collected along Prince Charles Trail in Guyana west of Iwokrama Mountains. It is distinctive having purple colored bands around the ligules. Plant was found in low seasonally wet area in forest understory.

This page is for photos of some South American forms of Costus scaber. The main webpage for the species Costus scaber is at PID 3607

ACCESSION NOTES:
R3058 from Jim West in Ecuador, R3076 from Ecuador, entrance road to PN Podocarpus; R3081 from Ecuador, Guayzimi; R3117 from Peru, San Rafael Indian Village; R3120 from Peru, Quistococha; R3215, R3217, and R3220 from Guyana, Iwokrama. R3076 has been vouchered at the UC Berkeley, Jepsen Herbarium, UC2045791. R3217 has been vouchered at the UC Berkeley, Jepsen Herbarium, UC2045825. R3220 has been vouchered at the UC Berkeley, Jepsen Herbarium, UC2045827.


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