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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-234665, and has not been changed.

H Costus laevis Ruiz & Pav. 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 234665) with original publication details: Fl. Peruv. 1: 3 1798.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Costus cylindricus var. pulcherrimus (Kuntze) K.Schum. Synonym L WCSP
Costus giganteus Kuntze [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Costus kuntzei K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus maximus K.Schum. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Costus pulcherrimus Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Costus skutchii C.V.Morton Synonym H WCSP
Costus splendens Donn.Sm. & Türckh. Synonym H WCSP
Costus weberbaueri Loes. Synonym H WCSP

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