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Costus (Costus) is a genus of shrub in the family Costaceae. They are native to Puerto Rico and Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii. Flowers are visited by Saw-billed Hermit, Thrinchostoma lettowvorbecki, Black Jacobin, and Scale-throated Hermit. Individuals can grow to 7.5 m.

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EOL has data for 12 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of costus. View this species on GBIF