African Plant Database


Costus megalobractea K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Family (APGIII) : COSTACEAE
Information on the genus : Costus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus afer Ker Gawl. (1823)
=Costus sarmentosus Bojer (1835) fide Hiltje Maas in herbarium annotations
=Costus deistelii K. Schum. (1904)
=Costus edulis De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=Costus littoralis K. Schum. (1904)
=Costus subbiflorus K. Schum. (1904) Hiltje Maas in herbarium annotations
=Costus trachyphyllus K. Schum. (1892)
=Costus anomocalyx K. Schum. (1904)
=Costus bingervillensis A. Chev. (1920) p.p.
=Costus oblitterans K. Schum. (1904)
=*Costus insularis A. Chev. (1920)
=Costus pterometra K. Schum. (1904)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust perennial herb with distinct leafy and flowering shoots; leafy stems 20-30 cm tall
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Ecology : Cameroon: Gross-Batanga; type: J. Braun 1888, lost.
 
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Map
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Record n°31925 modified 2016-12-19
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