Costus dubius

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Costus dubius

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Costaceae
Genus: Costus
Species: Costus dubius

Name

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Costus dubius (Afzel.) K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 409 (1904).

Synonyms

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  • Homotypic
    • Zingiber dubium Afzel., Rem. Guin. 2: 9 (1813).
  • Heterotypic
    • Costus maculatus Roscoe, Monandr. Pl. Scitam.: t. 82 (1825).
    • Costus afer var. maculatus (Roscoe) Baker in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 299 (1898).
    • Costus littoralis K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 395 (1904).
    • Costus zechii K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 409 (1904).
    • Costus albus A.Chev. ex Koechlin, Fl. Gabon 9: 68 (1964).

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola; Burkina; Burundi; Cameroon; Central African Repu; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Guinea Is.; Ivory Coast; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Mali; Mozambique; Nigeria; Queensland; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Sudan; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zare

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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Vernacular names

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