Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Costus erythrophyllus

Costus erythrophyllus (Family Costaceae) is an ornamental plant that grows well in pots or on the ground. The plant is considerably shorter than other Costus species. The leaf blades are wider. The underside of the leaves have strong purple colour.

The inflorescent is reddish and the flower petals are white with reddish patches.




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