Costus tappenbeckianus

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Costus tappenbeckianus


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Costaceae
Genus: Costus
Species: Costus tappenbeckianus


Costus tappenbeckianus J.Braun & K.Schum., Ber. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. 2: 152 (1889).


  • Heterotypic
    • Costus pauciflorus K.Schum., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 421 (1892).
    • Costus radicans Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 50: 262 (1903).
    • Costus nemotrichus K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 414 (1904).
    • Costus phaeotrichus Loes., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 392 (1909).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Cabinda; Cameroon; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon

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


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