Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7836
Costus 'Nishi Variegated'
CURRENT NAME: Costus 'Nishi Variegated'
PROPOSED NAME: Costus 'Nishi Variegated'
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STATUS : registered cultivar
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Russel Low registration of a cultivar of a plant he found in a nursery, origin unknown. DESCRIPTION: A short plant, growing to 60 cm tall with heavily dark green and light green to creamy white variegated leaves. Pseudostems and leaves are glabrous. Inflorescence is terminal making a tiny cone that is variegated like the leaves, with non-appendaged bracts. Flowers are white with a yellow centre on the labellum, flaring petals.
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