| Costus juruanus 'Ruffles'|
| 3/4/2018 0:00:00|
| Collected in Peru, Puno, Lechemayo.|
VOUCHERS DEPOSITED TO:
CLONE DISTRIBUTED TO:
P=planted out, N=in nursery, D=dead, U=unknown
| NTBG 20190825/P, Fairchild 2019-1184/N, Naples/U|
CORNELL DNA CODE:
| This accession grows to about 0.75 meters tall. Sheath, ligules, petioles and leaves both sides all glabrous. Ligules are short for species, only 6-8 mm long and truncate. Petioles are 12 mm long. Leaves are distinctive, sharply plicate, dark green on upper side and purplish on undersides, 25 cm long by 14 cm wide. Inflorescence terminal on a leafy stem. Bracts dark red, with long appendages, reflexed at apex, indistinct darker red nectar callus. Flowers yellow, tubular, dark red at apex, abaxially oriented.|
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