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Cheilocostus speciosus

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 12868

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cheilocostus speciosus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: large WHITE - YELLOW crepe texture, in RED bracts
Fruit: capsule (slow germinator)
Foliage: ellipt. 25x6 cm., glossy, - spiralling stem...pest resistant plant, easy to grow
Height, in meters: 3
Height, in feet: 9.90
Cheilocostus speciosus seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Cheilocostus speciosus:
Banksea speciosa, Costus potierae, Costus speciosus, 

Common names for Cheilocostus speciosus:

(Ayurv: cough, skin & digestive probs.),  Cane-Reed,  Crepe Ginger,  Crepe Ginger,  Galoba Oetan,  Kebuka,  Kushta,  Malay Ginger,  Setawar,  Setengteng,  Tabar-Tabar,  Tawar,  Tawar-Tawar,  Teng,  Wild Ginger, 


Cheilocostus speciosus is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
67:   Philippine Native and Introduced Plants
104:   South East Asian Native Plant Seeds
165:   Shady Condition Plant Seed List
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
326:  Costaceae
693:  Zingiberaceae
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.
946:   Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes
This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.


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