Costus viridis S.Q.Tong
  • Acta Phytotax. Sin.


This taxon is accepted by Costaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Stems 2--3 cm. Leaf sheaths green, white sericeous; leaf blade subsessile, ovate or elliptic, 24--30 × 6--9 cm, adaxially glabrescent, abaxially densely sericeous, base cuneate or rounded, apex shortly acuminate. Inflorescences terminal, broadly ovoid, ca. 6 × 5 cm; bracts imbricate, green, ovate or broadly so, 3.5--4 × 1.8--2.4 cm, leathery, margin membranous, apex brown, sharply pointed; bracteoles ovate, ca. 2.5 cm. Calyx green, ca. 2 cm, leathery, apex 3-lobed; lobes deltoid, golden, rigid, and glabrescent at apex. Corolla tube white, ca. 1 cm; lobes pink, central one elliptic, ca. 6 × 3.2 cm, lateral one ovate. Labellum pink, trumpet-shaped, 5--5.5 cm in diam., margin crisped. Stamen oblong, ca. 5 × 1.8 cm, glabrescent with pubescent abaxial part. Ovary green, glabrescent. Fl. Jun.

 Information From

Costaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).