Costus mollissimus Maas & H.Maas

, PhytoKeys 222: 102 (2023).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
222: 102
Date of Publication
22 Mar 2023
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
Ishiki Ishihara, Maas & Maas-van de Kamer 2400
Chiapas: Mun. Chilon, 22 km from Temo in the direction of Palenque, 2 km from Patathel, near El Chich, 850 m
Collection Date
4 Nov 1998
Type Herbaria
holotype L 4368349: 436835
isotype ECOSUR
Distribution Of Types
Chiapas (Mexico Southeast, Mexico, Northern America)
Oaxaca (Mexico Southwest, Mexico, Northern America)
Tabasco (Mexico Southeast, Mexico, Northern America)
Veracruz (Mexico Gulf, Mexico, Northern America)

Nomenclatural Notes



doi:10.3897/phytokeys.222.87779 Etymology: the specific epithet is named after its very soft indument on the abaxial surface of the lamina, the word 'mollis' meaning soft in Latin.