African Plant Database

Costus ligularis Baker
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(2): 298 (1898)
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus ngouniensis Pellegr.
=Costus fimbriatus Pellegr. (1929)
=Costus araneosus Gagnep. (1902)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb to 1,5 m tall, slightly succulent
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Ecology : Ecology unknown ?; 25-600 m alt.
  • Maas-van de Kamer H., P.J.M. Maas & al. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 303 
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    carte afrique num 31918
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