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Accession Number R3055


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IDENTIFIED AS:
Costus gibbosus

DATE COLLECTED:
6/13/2007 0:00:00

ORIGIN:
Cultivated plant, from Reserva Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador

STATUS:
alive

LATITUDE:


LONGITUDE:


ELEVATION (meters):


VOUCHERS DEPOSITED TO:
BH-3

CLONE DISTRIBUTED TO:
Botanical garden/Status
P=planted out, N=in nursery, D=dead, U=unknown
, Fairchild 2021-0297/N

INATURALIST ID:


CORNELL DNA CODE:


DESCRIPTION:
This accession was collected by Jim West, locality unknown but probably near his place at Reserva Rio Guaycuyacu near Pachijal, Pichincha, Ecuador where I tagged it as RG47. Here in Le Jardin Ombrag it has grown to only 2.5 meters tall, sheaths, ligules and leaves (both sides) glabrous, It has not produced the same inflated sheath margins as seen at the source. Inflorescence is terminal on leafy stem, bracts are red below with green leafy appendages, flower has yellow corolla and spreading labellum with red stripes.

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Costus gibbosus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 18207 Accession# R3055
Costus gibbosus


Costus gibbosus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 18208 Accession# R3055
Costus gibbosus


Costus gibbosus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 19225 Accession# R3055
Costus gibbosus


Costus gibbosus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 19226 Accession# R3055
Costus gibbosus


Costus gibbosus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 19227 Accession# R3055
Costus gibbosus


Costus gibbosus - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 19228 Accession# R3055
Costus gibbosus