PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus sp. R3235-Nirvana from choco
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Plant seen at Nirvana Reserve in Colombia, origin was the ChocÃ³. Has dark red non appendaged bracts and creamy yellow tubular flowers. Undersides of leaves dark purple and all vegetative parts covered with thick hairs.
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