Costus sarmentosus Bojer

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Status: Native
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Notes: Flowers white
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N
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Lock, J.M. & Diniz, M.A. (2010). Costaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Page 118.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Costus sarmentosus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Costus sarmentosus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Costus sarmentosus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Costus sarmentosus
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Costus sarmentosus., retrieved 26 September 2020

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