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Accession Number R3322


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IDENTIFIED AS:
Costus obscurus

DATE COLLECTED:
1/25/2013 0:00:00

ORIGIN:
Collected in Peru, Madre de Dios, Pantiacolla.

STATUS:
alive, poor

LATITUDE:
-12.637

LONGITUDE:
-71.234

ELEVATION (meters):
500

VOUCHERS DEPOSITED TO:
UC

CLONE DISTRIBUTED TO:
Botanical garden/Status
P=planted out, N=in nursery, D=dead, U=unknown
, NTBG 20170615/P, Fairchild 2019-1145/D, NTBG 20190815/D, Fairchild 2019-1145/D

INATURALIST ID:
3899828

CORNELL DNA CODE:
EV026_S56

DESCRIPTION:
This accession grows to about 1 to 1.5 meters tall, with large leaves deep green upper side and dark puple underneath. Leaves tend to point upwards. Vegetative parts are covered with thick hairs. Ligule is truncate to slightly lobed. Inflorescence is terminal on a leafy stem, with green bracts and small bract appendages on lower bracts. Flowers are creamy white with spreading type labellum that has reddish lines.

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Photo# 20536 Accession# R3322
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Photo# 20538 Accession# R3322
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Photo# 20539 Accession# R3322
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