Costus sarmentosus Bojer

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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: N
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Lock, J.M. & Diniz, M.A. (2010). Costaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Page 118.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 108.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Costus sarmentosus
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Costus sarmentosus., retrieved 16 April 2024

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