Costus laevis

Costus laevis

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 laevis

NameEdit

Costus laevis Ruiz & Pav., Fl. Peruv. 1: 3 (1798).

SynonymsEdit

  • Heterotypic
    • Costus giganteus Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 687 (1891), nom. illeg.
    • Costus kuntzei K.Schum., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 422 (1892).
    • Costus pulcherrimus Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 301 (1898).
    • Costus splendens Donn.Sm. & Türckh., Bot. Gaz. 33: 260 (1902).
    • Costus cylindricus var. pulcherrimus (Kuntze) K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 406 (1904).
    • Costus maximus K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 405 (1904), nom. illeg.
    • Costus weberbaueri Loes., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 712 (1929).
    • Costus skutchii C.V.Morton, J. Washington Acad. Sci. 27: 306 (1937).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Belize; Bolivia; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panam; Peru
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

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

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