African Plant Database

Costus dinklagei K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 408 (1904)
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; leafy stems erect, spirally twisting, 1,5-2,5 m tall, pilose; shoot base covered with pubescent sheaths
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Ecology : Forest, in humid or swampy undergrowth; 600-700 m alt.
  • Maas-van de Kamer H., P.J.M. Maas & al. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61:  
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    carte afrique num 31908
    Record n°31908 modified 2007-04-04
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