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Old January 4th, 2009, 12:10 PM
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Help with Identification?

My husband took this picture of this flower in Arenal, Costa Rica. I cannot figure out what this flower is. Does anyone know or know of a site I can go to to ID it?
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Old January 4th, 2009, 04:11 PM
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It looks like a costus.

http://images.google.com/images?hl=e...-8&sa=N&tab=wi

http://www.flickr.com/search/?s=int&q=costus&m=text

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/f/gingerly/all/

http://www.alohatropicals.com/Gingers_Costus.html
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Old January 4th, 2009, 05:22 PM
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Thanks...Now I'm curious which species it is. I'll have to do some searching later.
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Old January 8th, 2009, 08:50 AM
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If this was taken in a Botanical Garden I would try contacting them by email and asking for some ID help they usually have very detailed records of their palnts.

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I have a few photos of these also but dont ask me the name.
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