Costus laevis Pubescent Form
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Bee pollinating C. laevis flower.
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Plant found at Podocarpus, abandoned farm at 1200 meters
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Leaves sheath the inflorescence like the Podocarpus glabrous form.
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very short ligule, unlike glabrous form
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this plant pubescent on lower side...
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and upper side
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Pubescent form found at Rio Numbami1300 meters
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upper leaf nearly glabrous but scabrous to the touch
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pubescent undeside
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this very tall plant found at Rio Numbami at 1580 meters
 
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