Costus comosus

Costus comosus

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 comosus
Varieties: C. c. var. bakeri – C. c. var. comosus

NameEdit

Costus comosus (Jacq.) Roscoe, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 350 (1807).

SynonymsEdit

  • Basionym
    • Alpinia comosa Jacq., Collectanea 4: 112 (1791).
  • Heterotypic
    • Costus maritimus Standl. & L.O.Williams, Ceiba 1: 233 (1951).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia; Ecuador
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Venezuela
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Panam
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

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

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