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Costus osae

Description:

Said to be "a rare member of the Costus family", Costus osae, native to Costa Rica was first described in 1997. It is however growing at a number of (park) locations in Singapore.

Habitat:

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Notes:

Common names from https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/spec...

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1 Comment

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Thanks for the ID Jonathan Hiew.

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Feb 12, 2014
Submitted on Feb 15, 2014

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