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Accession Number R3212


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IDENTIFIED AS:
Costus comosus (maritimus form)

DATE COLLECTED:
6/30/2011 0:00:00

ORIGIN:
Cultivated plant, from garden of Tropenstation La Gamba, collected from local population.

STATUS:
dead

LATITUDE:
8.7

LONGITUDE:
-83.2

ELEVATION (meters):


VOUCHERS DEPOSITED TO:
UC

CLONE DISTRIBUTED TO:
Botanical garden/Status
P=planted out, N=in nursery, D=dead, U=unknown
, NTBG 130578/D, HTBG/U

INATURALIST ID:


CORNELL DNA CODE:
CJG18-047

DESCRIPTION:
This accession grows to about 1 - 1 1/2 meters tall with thin stems, pubescent leaves. Ligules very short (1 mm) and truncate. Terminal flowring with green to reddish green bracts with triangular shaped leafy appendages. Bracteole 15 mm, green at base and red at apex. Calyx 10 mm, deeply lobed, green at base and red at apex. Flowers small and tubular, yellow corolla, stamen and labellum.

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Costus comosus (maritimus form) - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 18943 Accession# R3212
Costus comosus (maritimus form)


Costus comosus (maritimus form) - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 18944 Accession# R3212
Costus comosus (maritimus form)


Costus comosus (maritimus form) - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 18945 Accession# R3212
Costus comosus (maritimus form)


Costus comosus (maritimus form) - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 18946 Accession# R3212
Costus comosus (maritimus form)