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SPECIMEN DESCRIPTION

This is a detailed botanical description of plant specimen(s) for this species measured and photographed.

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Photo# 13233 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13234 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13235 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13236 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13237 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13238 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13239 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13240 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13241 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13299 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13300 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13301 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13302 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13303 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13304 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'


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Photo# 13305 Specimen# R2562
Cheilocostus/Hellenia globosus 'Peach Cobbler'



ACCESSION #:
R2562

IDENTIFIED AS:
Cheilocostus globosus 'Peach Cobbler'

LOCATION:
Le Jardin Ombragé

SOURCE:
Tom Wood collections, origin unknown.

DETERMINATION:
By Dave Skinner, characters match description by Maas in his Notes on Asiatic Costus.

GENERAL:
Unusual looking foliage and flowers, medium sized plant.

RHIZOME :


SHEATH:
Glabrous, to 1 cm in diameter.

LIGULE:
Glabrous, truncate, to 3 mm long.

PETIOLE:
Glabrous, 2 mm long.

LEAVES:
Green, glabrous to 25 cm long by 7.5 cm wide, apex acuminate. Juvenile leaves are unique as they start out a pinkish-flesh color and mature to green.

INFLORESCENCE:
Basal, on the ground with no apparent peduncle from the rhizome.

BRACTS:
Green, tinged with red, dense hairs, very sharp, thorn-like apex, 3 cm long by 2.3 cm wide.

APPENDAGE:
NONE

BRACTEOLE:
Green, dense hairs, acute apex like bract, boat shaped, 2.8 cm long by .7 cm wide.

CALYX:
Green, dense hairs, lobes acute, 3 cm long by 1.1 cm wide, extends well beyond bract.

COROLLA:
Yellow orange, short stiff hairs, center lobe acute, pointed, 6 cm long by 2 cm wide.

LABELLUM:
Yellow with a red throat, glabrous to a few sparse hairs, spreading lobes, 7 cm long by 5 cm wide when spread.

STAMEN:
Yellow, with a few stiff hairs, recurved at apex, 4 cm long by 1.2 cm wide.

STIGMA:


OTHER:


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