African Plant Database

Costus nudicaulis Baker
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(2): 300 (1898)
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for SA : rejected (present)
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 foliaceus Lock & A. D. Poulsen (1997)
=Costus fissiligulatus var. major Gagnep.
=Costus fissiligulatus Gagnep. (1902)
=Costus nudicaulis var. pilosa Gagnep.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb with shoots to c. 30 cm tall covered with tubulous pubescent sheaths
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Ecology : Ecology unknown ?; 310-480 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Sosef & al (2006). Check-list des Plantes Vasculaires du Gabon.
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Record n°32133 modified 2009-12-04
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