Costus curvibracteatus (Cultivated- Singapore)

Costus curvibracteatus Maas, Acta Bot. Neerl. 24: 473 1975 publ. 1976. ; Nicaragua to Colombia as per WCSP; Colombia; Costa Rica; Nicaragua; Panama as per Catalogue of Life;   SK1695 03 Jan 2019 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)- 5 Mb.  Location : Sentosa , Singapore Date : 18 October 2012 Altitude  131 […]

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Costus erythrophyllus (Introduced)

Costus erythrophyllus Loes., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 707 1929. (syn: Brazil North; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru as per Catalogue of Life;   Costus erythrophyllus :: Dattaji Salvi Udyan :: 05 MAY 18 : 4 posts by 2 authors. 1 image Dattaji Salvi Udyan  Thane Date: May 5, 2018 … Altitude: about 11 m (36 feet) […]

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Costus malortieanus (Cultivated)

Costus malortieanus H.Wendl., Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 19: 30 1863. (Syn: Costus elegans Petersen; Pyxa malortieana (H.Wendl.) M.R.Almeida [Invalid]); Costa Rica; Dominican Republic; Honduras; Nicaragua; Puerto Rico as per Catalogue of Life; Common name: Stepladder Ginger   Costus woodsonii FOR VALIDATION :: Dattaji Salvi Udyan :: 01 MAY 18 : 4 posts by 2 authors. 2 […]

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Costus woodsonii (Cultivated)

Costus woodsonii Maas, Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 8: 101 1972. ; Common name: Red Button Ginger C. America to Colombia as per WCSP;   Costus woodsonii Maas (accepted name) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4) Location: Jakarta, Indonesia Altitude: 180 ft. Date: 26 February 2017 it is correct     Costus woodsonii :: TMC Biodiversity […]

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Costus spicatus (Cultivated)

Costus spicatus (Jacq.) Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ. 11 1788. (syn: Alpinia spicata Jacq.; Amomum petiolatum Lam.; Costus conicus Stokes [Illegitimate]; Costus cylindricus Jacq.; Costus micranthus Gagnep.; Costus quartus Roem. & Schult. [Invalid]);   Image by Alka Khare (ID by Prabhu Kumar K.M.) & Aarti S. Khale  (Id by J.M.Garg & M. Sabu)   Costus […]

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Costus comosus var. bakeri (Introduced)

Costus comosus var. bakeri (K.Schum.) Maas, Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 8: 85 1972. (syn: Costus bakeri K.Schum.); . S. Mexico to Ecuador: Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá as per POWO; , IND 13 8/7/14 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1). Can you please ID this medicinal plant with pinkish-red flowers. […]

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Costus dubius

Costus dubius (Afzel.) K.Schum., Pflanzenr. IV, 46: 409 1904. (Syn: Costus albus A.Chev. ex Koechlin; Costus edulis De Wild. & T.Durand; Costus trachyphyllus K.Schum.; Costus zechii K.Schum.; Zingiber dubium Afzel.);   Image by Indrerjeet Sethi (ID by M. Sabu)   fruits and vegetables: Pls help in the identification. This picture was taken in Coorg on 17th […]

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Costus pictus

Costus pictus D.Don, Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 19: t. 1594 1833. (Syn. Costus congestus Rowlee; Costus mexicanus Liebm.); . Painted Spiral Ginger, Spotted Spiral Ginger;  . Requesting the name of the leaf and tree : Attachments (1). 5 posts by 4 authors. I saw a person collecting the leaves of this small shrub saying this is […]

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