African Plant Database

Costus phaeotrichus Loes.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 392 (1909)
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Costus tappenbeckianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus tappenbeckianus J. Braun & K. Schum. (1889)
=Costus nemotrichus K. Schum. (1904)
=Costus pauciflorus K. Schum. (1892)
=Costus radicans Gagnep. (1903)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous herb with leafy shoots 35-70 cm tall; leaves few, sometimes 1
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Ecology : Flooded open forest; rocky slope in forest; 180-200 m alt.
  • Maas-van de Kamer H., P.J.M. Maas & al. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 312 LT2
  • 2 Publishing with molecular analysis
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