African Plant Database

Costus bicolor J. Braun & K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Mitt. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. 2: 151 (1889)
Information on the genus : Costus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with slender leafy stems 25-50 cm tall; leaves oblong-lanceolate
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Ecology : Cameroon, Muha near Malimba: flooded places along river, epiphyte on thick tree (Braun 91); on mountain top near Bangwa station; 1400-1500 m alt.
  Taxonomic status uncertain
  • Maas-van de Kamer H., P.J.M. Maas & al. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 313 
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