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Costus guanaiensis var. tarmicus

 
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Costus guanaiensis var. tarmicus - Buddha Belly
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Common name: Buddha Belly
Family: Costaceae (Costus)
Distribution: Ecuador
Life form: Herbaceous perennial
Usage: The flowers are eaten in salads. Sour, aromatic juice is squeezed from stalks, diluted and sweetened for juice.

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