African Plant Database


Costus foliaceus Lock & A. D. Poulsen
Family : Zingiberaceae
Family (APGIII) : COSTACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 52(3): 614 (1997)
Information on the genus : Costus
 
 
Status
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 violaceus Koechlin
=Costus nudicaulis Baker (1898)
=Costus fissiligulatus var. major Gagnep.
=Costus fissiligulatus Gagnep. (1902)
=Costus nudicaulis var. pilosa Gagnep.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with leafy shoots to 2 m tall
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Ecology : Wet forest, in gaps or open vegetation along streams; 1180-1250 m alt.
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
 
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