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Family: Costaceae  Nakai

Family number: 300. Last updated: 13-Apr-2007.
Number of accepted genera: 7.
Type genus: Costus L.
Comment: monocot family.

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References for family:

  • Specht, C. D. & D. W. Stevenson. 2006. A new phylogeny-based generic classsification of Costaceae (Zingiberales). Taxon 55:153–163.
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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/family.pl?300 (02 September 2014)

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