African Plant Database

Costus dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 38: 139 (1900)
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum. (1892)
=Costus ubangiensis Gagnep. (1902)
=Costus violaceus Koechlin
=Costus foliaceus Lock & A. D. Poulsen (1997)
=Costus nudicaulis Baker (1898)
=Costus fissiligulatus var. major Gagnep.
=Costus fissiligulatus Gagnep. (1902)
=Costus nudicaulis var. pilosa Gagnep.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to c. 2-3 m tall
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Ecology : Ecology unknown; 380-800 m alt.
  A collection Mildbraed 6060 known from Cameroon, leaf blades only.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°31907
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