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Accession Number R3308


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IDENTIFIED AS:
Costus comosus (type form?)

DATE COLLECTED:
4/19/2014 0:00:00

ORIGIN:
Collected in Colombia, Boyac , Santa Maria.

STATUS:
alive

LATITUDE:
4.85

LONGITUDE:
-73.27

ELEVATION (meters):
900

VOUCHERS DEPOSITED TO:
L, BH

CLONE DISTRIBUTED TO:
Botanical garden/Status
P=planted out, N=in nursery, D=dead, U=unknown
, NTBG 20170608/P, Naples 2019-1611/N, Fairchild 2019-1139/D

INATURALIST ID:
3882700

CORNELL DNA CODE:
EV073_S128

DESCRIPTION:
This accession grows to about 2 meters tall with thin, tightly spiraling stems. Sheaths, ligules, and petioles are minutely pubrulous. Ligule to 10 mm long and petiole very short. Lower side of leaves puberulous, upper side nearly glabrous. Leaf shape is unusual for Costus, somewhat falcate. Inflorescence is terminal on a leafy sheath. Bracts are paleyellow on covered parts with bright red appendages. Bracteole and calyx are also pale yellow. Flowers are tubular to about 4 cm long, with corolla, stamen and labellum all yellow. Field observation photos are available at www.inaturalist.org/observations/3882700

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Costus comosus (type form?) - Click to see full sized image
Photo# 19022 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19026 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19027 Accession# R3308
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Photo# 19028 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19029 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19030 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19031 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19032 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19033 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19034 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19036 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)


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Photo# 19037 Accession# R3308
Costus comosus (type form?)