Costus sp. A

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
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Lock, J.M. & Diniz, M.A. (2010). Costaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Page 120.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Costus sp. A
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Costus sp. A
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Costus sp. A
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Costus sp. A
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Costus sp. A
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Costus sp. A
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Costus sp. A
iNaturalist: Costus sp. A
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Costus sp. A
JSTOR Plant Science: Costus sp. A
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Costus sp. A
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Costus sp. A
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Costus sp. A
Plants of the World Online: Costus sp. A
The Plant List (version 1.1): Costus sp. A
Tropicos: Costus sp. A
Wikipedia: Costus sp. A

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 sp. A., retrieved 25 September 2020

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