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Costus letestui

Costus letestui Pellegr.



Accession # R2986 identified as Costus le-testui from Le Jardin Ombragé
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Photo# 12407 Specimen# R2986
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus


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Photo# 12408 Specimen# R2986
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus


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Photo# 12409 Specimen# R2986
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus


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Photo# 12410 Specimen# R2986
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus


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Photo# 13002 Specimen# R2986
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus


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Photo# 12411 Specimen# R2986
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus


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Photo# 13003 Specimen# R2986
Costus letestui Basal infloresecences of


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Photo# 13004 Specimen# R2986
Costus letestui bract and bracteole


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Photo# 13005 Specimen# R2986
Costus letestui bract and bracteole


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Costus letestui bicarinate bracteole


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Costus letestui bicarinate bracteole


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Costus letestui bicarinate bracteole


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Costus letestui calyx


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Costus letestui calyx


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Costus letestui corolla


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Costus letestui corolla


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Costus letestui corolla


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Costus letestui flower


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Costus letestui flower


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Costus letestui flower


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Costus letestui


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Photo# 13018 Specimen# R2986
Costus letestui stamen


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Photo# 13019 Specimen# R2986
Costus letestui stigma


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Photo# 13020 Specimen# R2986
Costus letestui stigma


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Photo# 11097 Specimen# R0
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus at Tom Wood Nursery, Archer, FL


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Photo# 11098 Specimen# R0
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus at Tom Wood Nursery, Archer, FL


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Photo# 11099 Specimen# R0
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus at Tom Wood Nursery, Archer, FL


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Photo# 11100 Specimen# R0
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus at Tom Wood Nursery, Archer, FL


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Photo# 11101 Specimen# R0
Costus sp. possibly letestui syn. of C. lateriflorus at Tom Wood Nursery, Archer, FL


BOTANICAL NAME: Costus letestui
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PRIMARY SOURCE USED FOR DESCRIPTION:Koechlin - Flore du Gabon, Flora du Cameroun, 1965
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NOTES AND DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:KOECHLIN KEY: Plants with upright stems, with many leaves arranged along the stem, or grouped toward the top. Inflorescence lateral along a leafy main stem. Leaves narrowly obovate, 9-15 cm long and 2-5 cm wide, labellum light pink with crimson blotch.

The plant in these photos was identified as Costus letestui by Tom Wood, but has not been verified. There appear to be some differences from Koechlin's description. Full description to be added later.
NATURAL DISTRIBUTION:Sometimes epiphytic.
HEIGHT:0 to 0 meters
Botanical Description for this Species
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