Costus species
Spiral ginger Ca?a agriaCOSTACEAE
Photos (c) Willow Zuchowski and ProNativas

Habit: Large herb

General Height: 1-3 meters

Slope: Montane

Sun or Shade: Partial shade

Inflorescence Colors: Orange, Red, Yellow

Flower Pollination: Hummingbird

Fruit Display Colors: White, Red

Fruit Dispersal: Bird




Credits: The Electronic Field Guide to Native Ornamental Plants of Monteverde (c) 2007 Willow Zuchowski, ProNativas, EFG Project, UMass Boston