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Costus guanaiensis

Costus guanaiensis Rusby



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Photo# 10880 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis near Cabo Matapalo, Osa peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis near Cabo Matapalo, Osa peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis near Cabo Matapalo, Osa peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis FAIRCHILD #2001-0825B at Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Miami, Florida ligule


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Costus guanaiensis FAIRCHILD #2001-0825B at Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Miami, Florida ligule


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Costus guanaiensis FAIRCHILD #2001-0825B at Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Miami, Florida appendaged bracts


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Photo# 10886 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis near Puerto Jimenez, Osa peninsula, Costa Rica


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Photo# 10887 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis by Kathleen Kay, Michigan State University


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Costus guanaiensis by Kathleen Kay, Michigan State University


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Costus guanaiensis at Mastatal, Costa Rica inflorescence


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Costus guanaiensis at Mastatal, Costa Rica inflorescence


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Costus guanaiensis at Mastatal, Costa Rica inflorescence


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Costus guanaiensis at Mastatal, Costa Rica stem showing ligules


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Photo# 10889 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis near Rincon, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis near Rincon, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis near Rincon, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis near Rincon, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis near Rincon, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis near Rincon, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Eva Schembera and Reinaldo Aquilar photographing flower of


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Photo# 10895 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis at Wilson Botanical Garden, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis at Wilson Botanical Garden, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis at Wilson Botanical Garden, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis at Wilson Botanical Garden, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis at Wilson Botanical Garden, Costa Rica


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Photo# 10900 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis at University of Wisconsin http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/ courses/ img/ bot/401/ Magnoliophyta/ Liliopsida/ Zingiberidae/ Costaceae/ Costus/


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Photo# 12907 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis near Cabrachi in SE Costa Rica possibly


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis from Colombia at Rio Guaycuyacu, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis at Reserva Bilsa, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis at Reserva Bilsa, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis at Reserva Bilsa, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis at Reserva Bilsa, Ecuador


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Costus guanaiensis at Nirvana in Colombia


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Costus guanaiensis at Rio Piedra, Panama


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Costus guanaiensis in Drake area, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis in Drake area, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis in Drake area, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica


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Costus guanaiensis at Jardin Botanico del Pacifico, Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Costus guanaiensis at Jardin Botanico del Pacifico, Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Costus guanaiensis at Jardin Botanico del Pacifico, Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Costus guanaiensis at Jardin Botanico del Pacifico, Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Costus guanaiensis at Jardin Botanico del Pacifico, Bahia Solano, Colombia


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Photo# 17986 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis along road above Mastatal


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Photo# 17987 Specimen# R0
Costus guanaiensis along road above Mastatal


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Costus guanaiensis along road above Mastatal


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Costus guanaiensis along road above Mastatal - leaf hairs upper side


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Costus guanaiensis along road above Mastatal - leaf hairs lower side


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Photo# 16215 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16216 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16217 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16218 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16219 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16220 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16221 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16222 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16223 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16224 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16225 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16226 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 18010 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 18011 Specimen# R3069
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Ecuador, Los Ríos


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Photo# 16329 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 16330 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 16331 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 16332 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 16333 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 16334 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 16335 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 18018 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


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Photo# 18019 Specimen# R3209
CURRENTLY: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
PROPOSED: Costus macrostrobilus
From Costa Rica, Puntarenas


BOTANICAL NAME: Costus guanaiensis var. macrostrobilus
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PRIMARY SOURCE USED FOR DESCRIPTION:Maas, Flora Neotropica No. 8, 1972
SECONDARY SOURCES:Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol II, 2003, Missouri Botanical Garden
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NOTES AND DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:Var. macrostrobilus is distinguished by sheaths puberulous, villose or glabrous and upper side of leaves strigose, somewhat scabrid to touch.

Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica indicates there are only two varieties in CR, this and var. guanaiensis. It says that var. macrostroilus is found in lower elevations and has leaves glabrous to densely puberulous or villose instead of ferroginous-hirsute or strigose.
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