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Costus spicatus (Jacq.) Sw.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Zingiberales »  family Costaceae »  genus Costus - costus

Scientific synonyms

Alpinia spicata Jacq.
Costus cylindricus Jacq.

Images

Costus spicatus - Spiked Spiralflag

Author: Petr Kocna

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Costus spicatus (Jacq.) Sw.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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