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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7836

Costus 'Nishi Variegated'

OLD NAME: Costus 'Nishi Variegated'

NEW NAME: Costus 'Nishi Variegated'



STATUS : registered cultivar

CONTINENT: Neotropical

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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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