Costus macranthus K. Schum.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: macranthus: large-flowered
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
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Lock, J.M. & Diniz, M.A. (2010). Costaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Page 117.


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West African Plants database: Costus macranthus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Costus macranthus., retrieved 7 December 2016

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