The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-234553, with some changes.

H Costus afer Ker Gawl. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Costus (family Costaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 234553) with original publication details: Bot. Reg. 8: t. 683 1823.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Costus anomocalyx K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus insularis A.Chev. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Costus littoralis K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus oblitterans K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus prodigiosus A. Chev. Synonym M TRO
Costus pterometra K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP

Further information

The following databases may contain further information on this name. Please click on any button to follow a link to that database.

To return to The Plant List: please use your browser's back button to return to this page.