Costus pictus

Costus pictus

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 pictus

NameEdit

Costus pictus D.Don, Edwards's Bot. Reg. 19: t. 1594 (1833).

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Pyxa picta (D.Don) S.R.Dutta & S.Yadav, Fl. Maharashtra 5B: 405 (2009), not validly publ.
  • Heterotypic
    • Costus mexicanus Liebm., Bot. Tidsskr. 18: 261 (1893).
    • Costus congestus Rowlee, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 49: 291 (1922).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
  • Continental: Mexico
    • Regional: Central America
      • Mexico Central; Mexico Gulf; Mexico Northeast; Mexico Northwest; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

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

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