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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7783

Costus juruanus 'Ruffles'


CURRENT NAME: Costus productus 'Ruffles'

PROPOSED NAME: Costus juruanus 'Ruffles'

NAME CHANGE NOTES: Form of Costus juruanus

FULL SCIENTIFIC NAME:

STATUS : registered cultivar

CONTINENT: Neotropical

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BOTANICAL NOTES:
Published December 2019, Heliconia Society Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 4This form of Costus juruanus grows to about 1 meter tall. It differs from other forms and cultivars by its dark green leaves that are very strongly plicate and have dark purple to slightly purple undersides. The sheaths differ from 'Maroon Chalice' or 'Emerald Chalice' by having shorter ligules that are not cupped. The inflorescence has bright red bracts and orange flowers.

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ACCESSIONS:Click links (if any) to see details of individual collections. R3433- R3434-


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Costus juruanus 'Ruffles' plicate leaf form, photo from Skinner R3434, from Peru, Puno - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 447 Accession# R3434
Costus juruanus 'Ruffles' plicate leaf form, photo from Skinner R3434, from Peru, Puno