Received: 18 August 2021
Accepted: 6 November 2021
First Online: 23 November 2021
: <i>Costus Spicatus</i> rhizomes were identified by Dr. George of the Botany Department of the University of Lagos, where a Voucher Specimen Number 8571 was prepared and deposited at the department’s herbarium.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.