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Taxon: Costus speciosus (J. Koenig) Sm.

Synonym of Cheilocostus speciosus (J. Koenig) C. D. Specht

Genus: Costus
Family: Costaceae
Nomen number: 11693
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 1:249. 1791
Name verified on: 31-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 5 accessions)

Economic importance:


References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. [accepts].
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. [accepts].
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. [accepts].
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia. [mentions & accepts].
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas. [accepts].
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. [accepts].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. [accepts].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [accepts].
  • Maas, P. J. M. 1972. Costoideae (Zingiberaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 8:121. [accepts].
  • Maas, P. J. M. 1979. Notes on Asiatic and Australian Costoideae (Zingiberaceae). Blumea 25:546. [accepts].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. [accepts].
  • Merrill, E. D. 1922–1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. [accepts].
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand. [accepts].
  • Specht, C. D. & D. W. Stevenson. 2006. A new phylogeny-based generic classsification of Costaceae (Zingiberales). Taxon 55:159.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [accepts].
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Check other web resources for Costus speciosus (J. Koenig) Sm.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?11693 (24 July 2014)

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