African Plant Database

Costus lateriflorus Baker
Family : Zingiberaceae
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus letestui Pellegr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphyte with leafy shoots apparently sarmentose; leaf blade ovate, glabrous
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Ecology : Ecology unknown (? forest); 5-975 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Sosef & al (2006). Check-list des Plantes Vasculaires du Gabon.

Bibliography other :
  • Maas-van de Kamer H., P.J.M. Maas & al. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 300
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carte afrique num 31915
Record n°31915
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