Costus speciosus

Costus speciosus – Crepe Ginger/ Bon Halud
Family- Costaceae


Larval host plant of Udaspes folus


Flower. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 26-09-2016


Leaves. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 30-09-2016


Leaves. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 30-09-2016


Fruits. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 19-11-2012


Fruits. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 19-11-2012

Description: It is an ornamental herbaceous plant grows in plain land to forested areas in southeast Asia. It is a succulent, erect, perennial, root stock tuberous stem, sub-woody at the base and thick creeping rhizomes. Flower white and flowering season October- December. Fruit color red and seeds are black.