Costus villosissimus

Costus villosissimus

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 villosissimus

NameEdit

Costus villosissimus Jacq., Fragm. Bot.: 55 (1806).

SynonymsEdit

  • Heterotypic
    • Costus septimus Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 1: 26 (1817), nom. nud.
    • Costus hirsutus C.Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 112 (1827).
    • Costus friedrichsenii Petersen, Bot. Tidsskr. 18: 260 (1893).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Honduras; Jamaica; Nicaragua; Panam; Venezuela; Windward Is.
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Mexico Gulf; Mexico Northeast; Mexico Southeast

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Spiral Flag


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