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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# 15334 Specimen# R2973
Costus curvibracteatus - Rio Purisil, Costa Rica


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Photo# 15335 Specimen# R2973
Costus curvibracteatus - Rio Purisil, Costa Rica


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Photo# 15336 Specimen# R2973
Costus curvibracteatus - Rio Purisil, Costa Rica



ACCESSION #:
R2973

IDENTIFIED AS:
Costus curvibracteatus

LOCATION:
Parque Purisil at 1364 m altitude, Costa Rica

SOURCE:
Measured and photographed on site.

DETERMINATION:
Dave Skinner

GENERAL:
Very common in this area. Plant 2 1/2 to 3 m tall, all glabrous except minutely puberulous undersides of leaves. One plant along road above Purisil had inflo 15 cm long by 9 cm wide.

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LIGULE:
0 .8 cm long, distinct puplish margin

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LEAVES:
40 cm by 11 cm wide

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