Costus spiralis

Costus spiralis

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 spiralis

NameEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

  • Basionym
    • Alpinia spiralis Jacq., Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 1: 1 (1797).
  • Homotypic
    • Gissanthe spiralis (Jacq.) Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 279 (1812).
    • Amomum spirale (Jacq.) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 78 (1840).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Leeward Is.; Puerto Rico; Windward Is.
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf; Mexico Northeast; Mexico Northwest; Mexico Southeast

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

español: Cañagria, caña de la virgen
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