Costus arabicus

Costus arabicus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Costaceae
Genus: Costus
Species: Costus arabicus

NameEdit

Costus arabicus L., Sp. Pl.: 2 (1753).

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Alpinia arabica (L.) M.R.Almeida, Fl. Maharashtra 5A: 94 (2009).
  • Heterotypic
    • Costus glabratus Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 11 (1788).
    • Costus niveopurpureus Jacq., Fragm. Bot.: 55 (1806).
    • Costus sextus Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 1: 26 (1817), not validly publ.
    • Costus niveus G.Mey., Prim. Fl. Esseq.: 1 (1818).
    • Costus discolor Roscoe, Monandr. Pl. Scitam.: t. 81 (1828).
    • Costus arrabidae Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 426 (1840).
    • Costus verschaffeltianus Lem., Jard. Fleur. 4: t. 381 (1854).
    • Costus glabratus var. niveopurpureus (Jacq.) Petersen in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(3): 53 (1890).
    • Costus spiralis var. hirsutus Petersen in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(3): 55 (1890).
    • Costus pubescens S.Moore, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 4: 481 (1895).
    • Costus brasiliensis K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 403 (1904).
    • Costus pilgeri K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 404 (1904).
    • Costus gracilis Loes., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 711 (1929).
    • Costus pubescens f. fibrillosus Loes., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 711 (1929).
    • Costus validus Loes., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 711 (1929).
    • Costus ramosus Woodson, Lloydia 2: 171 (1939).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Argentina Northeast; Bolivia; Brazil North; Brazil Northeast; Brazil South; Brazil Southeast; Brazil West-Central; Colombia; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Haiti; Leeward Is.; Paraguay; Peru; Suriname; Trinidad-Tobago; Venezuela; Venezuelan Antilles; Windward Is.

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

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Tomus I. Pp. [I–XII], 1–560. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [Stockholm]. BHL Reference page. : 2

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