African Plant Database

Costus tappenbeckianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Ber. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. 2: 152 (1889)
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus nemotrichus K. Schum. (1904)
=Costus phaeotrichus Loes. (1909)
=Costus pauciflorus K. Schum. (1892)
=Costus radicans Gagnep. (1903)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous perennial herb with leafy shoots 17-35 cm tall
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Ecology : Swampy or humid open forest; 800 m alt.
  • Maas-van de Kamer H., P.J.M. Maas & al. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 311 LT2
  • 2 Publishing with molecular analysis
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    carte afrique num 31935
    Record n°31935
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