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Datasheet for Costus fissiligulatus

Plant Datasheet for Costus fissiligulatus

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Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15809 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15810 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15811 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15812 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15813 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15814 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15815 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15816 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15817 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15818 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15819 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15820 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15821 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus


Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 15822 Accession# R3311
Costus fissiligulatus syn. of C. phyllocephalus



PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus fissiligulatus
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Costus fissiligulatus Gagnep.
STATUS :synonym
CONTINENT: African
SYNONYMS:


BOTANICAL NOTES:
This African species is placed in synonymy with Costus phyllocephalus (PID3757) 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. Biology : Slender herb, 50 cm tall, with spirally twisted shoots; leaf blades oblanceolate, asymmetric,Ecology : Ecology not recorded; 5-800 m alt. Comprises 2 vars.: - var. fissiligulatus; - var. major Gagnep. With longer ligule, blade 20-22x7-12 cm, lower bracts 11-20 cm long.

Costus fissiligulatus Gagnep. [family COSTACEAE], in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr., ser. 4, 2: 93 (1902); Koechlin in Fl. Gabon 9: 78, t. 17, and in Fl. Cam. 4: 86, t. 18.

W3Tropicos - http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/pick.html - Costus fissiligulatus Gagnep. Author(s): ORSTOM Date: 1988 Publication: List of Vascular Plants of Gabon with Synonymy

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

http://plants.jstor.org/taxon/costus.fissiligulatus

ACCESSION NOTES:
R3311 is from Glenn Stokes, Stokes Tropicals. Glenn received a plant from John Banta and propagated it for sale as 'African Princess'. This collection has been vouchered at the UC Berkeley, Jepsen Herbarium, UC2045826.


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