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  Costus lucanusianus (Yellow flowers)
  Family Name : Costaceae

  Common Names : African Flag

 
African Flag
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
  • Biogeography
    • Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Slender spiral ginger to 2m tall
      Flowers: Flowers bright yellow
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens
  • Fauna, Pollination & Dispersal
    • Pollination Method(s) :
      Biotic (Fauna)
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade, Full Shade
      Water Preference :
      Lots of Water, Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
      Pest(s) :
      Sucking Insects
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Yellow / Golden
      FlowerTexture(s) :
      Thin
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Location :
      Terminal

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