Costus varzearum 'Maldonado'

CULTIVAR NAME: 'Maldonado'
PARENTAGE: Costus varzearum
STATUS: Name accepted, established.
TYPE: species
REFERENCE: www.plantgrouphawaii.com
PUBLISHED: September 2017 in Heliconia Society Bulletin 23 (3)
REGISTRANT: Colton Collins
NOTES:
ORIGIN: Collected, named, and introduced by Mark Collins.

DESCRIPTION: Glabrous. Stems are dark green to purple. Upper surface of leaves are green with prominent veins. Undersides are green turning to a green-purplish mixture with age. Bracts are thin, light green, and chartaceous. Calyx is yellow at base and orange-red at tip.