African Plant Database

Costus talbotii Ridl.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb with ramose wiry stem covered with very long cylindrical ligules, reaching nearly to the next leaf
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Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Only known from Talbot 1521.
  • Maas-van de Kamer H., P.J.M. Maas & al. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 311
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    carte afrique num 31934
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