Costus pitalito C.D.Specht & H.Maas A inflorescence as seen from above showing hairs on the margins of the bracts B close-up of single flower with attached bracteole (bl) indicating the calyx (ca), petals (pe) and labellum (lab) C indument of abaxial leaf surface D flower as viewed from the top showing the open labellum (lab) and single fertile stamen (st) E close-up of swollen leaf sheaths F leaf ligule. Photos of type specimen Maas et al. 10733 taken prior to pressing A–E by Chelsea Specht, F by Paul Maas.

  Part of: Maas PJM, Maas-van de Kamer H, André T, Skinner D, Valderrama E, Specht CD (2023) Eighteen new species of Neotropical Costaceae (Zingiberales). PhytoKeys 222: 75-127.