African Plant Database

Costus maboumiensis Pellegr.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., Ser. 2 1: 220 (1929)
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with spirally twisted leafy shoots and flowering shoots, to 1,6 m tall and more;
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Ecology : Ecology not recorded; 200 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: 307 
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carte afrique num 31922
Record n°31922
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