, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 274–279

Two new species of Costus (Costaceae) from Costa Rica

  • Paul J. M. Maas
  • Hiltje Maas van de Kamer

DOI: 10.2307/2807686

Cite this article as:
Maas, P.J.M. & van de Kamer, H.M. Brittonia (1997) 49: 274. doi:10.2307/2807686


As a result of a review of the Costaceae for theManual de las Plantas de Costa Rica, two new species ofCostus (C. ricus andC. osae) are here described and illustrated. The assignment of the new species ofCostus subgen.Costus is discussed.

Key words

CostusCosta RicaCostaceae

Copyright information

© The New York Botanical Garden 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. M. Maas
    • 1
  • Hiltje Maas van de Kamer
    • 1
  1. 1.Herbarium (U)Department of Plant Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyUtrechtThe Netherlands