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Costus deistelii

Costus deistelii K.Schum.



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Photo# 15193 Specimen# R3027
Costus deistelii syn. of C. afer, from Smith College, Massachusetts


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Photo# 15192 Specimen# R3027
Costus deistelii syn. of C. afer, from Smith College, Massachusetts - ligule


BOTANICAL NAME: Costus deistelii
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PRIMARY SOURCE USED FOR DESCRIPTION:W3Tropicos
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NOTES AND DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:Limited description information from specimen collections listed on W3Tropicos.
NATURAL DISTRIBUTION:Africa - Ghana
HEIGHT:1 to 2 meters
Botanical Description for this Species
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Bract
deep red-purple streaked with orange



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Flower
yellow-orange and red



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