African Plant Database

Costus araneosus Gagnep.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 49: 95 (1902) 
Information on the genus : Costus
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Costus ligularis Baker
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Costus ligularis Baker (1898)
=Costus ngouniensis Pellegr.
=Costus fimbriatus Pellegr. (1929)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender flexuous herb, with softly pilosulous sheaths
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Ecology : Taxonomic status uncertain.
  Collected in Congo, at Brazzaville, by J. de Brazza (n° 100).
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Record n°32136 modified 2016-12-19
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