African Plant Database

Costus violaceus Koechlin
Family : Zingiberaceae
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum. (1892)
=Costus dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=Costus ubangiensis Gagnep. (1902)
=Costus foliaceus Lock & A. D. Poulsen (1997)
=Costus nudicaulis Baker (1898)
=Costus fissiligulatus var. major Gagnep.
=Costus fissiligulatus Gagnep. (1902)
=Costus nudicaulis var. pilosa Gagnep.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with erect spirally twisted leafy shoots
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Ecology : Ecology not recorded; 5 m alt.
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Record n°31938
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