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Accession Number R3486


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IDENTIFIED AS:
Costus acreanus

DATE COLLECTED:
4/18/2019 0:00:00

ORIGIN:
Collected in Brazil, Acre, Rio Tarauac .

STATUS:
alive

LATITUDE:
-8.453

LONGITUDE:
-71.357

ELEVATION (meters):
215

VOUCHERS DEPOSITED TO:
BH-3

CLONE DISTRIBUTED TO:
Botanical garden/Status
P=planted out, N=in nursery, D=dead, U=unknown
, Fairchild 2021-0327/N, Naples 2023-0618/N, NTBG 20230373/N

INATURALIST ID:
23606094

CORNELL DNA CODE:
EV197_S71

DESCRIPTION:
This accession in flower at Fairchild Tropical Gardens in June 2022. The plant grew to 2.5 meters tall, sheath, ligules and leaf upper side glabrous, lower side glabrous or velutinous ligule 10 mm long, leaves dark green on upper side, deep purple on lower side. Inflorescence pendent (nodding) and terminal on a leafy shoot, or (at collection locality) basal on a separate leafless or nearly leafless shoot. Bracts dark red with green at apex margins, not appendaged, nectar callus conspicuous, yellow. Flowers with pale pink or creamy white corolla, labellum spreading with pink stripes.

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Photo# 18383 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus


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Photo# 18384 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus


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Photo# 18385 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus


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Photo# 18386 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus


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Photo# 18387 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus


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Photo# 18388 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus


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Photo# 18389 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus


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Photo# 18390 Accession# R3486
Costus acreanus