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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.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-234694, and has not been changed.

H Costus malaccensis Retz. is a synonym of Alpinia javanica Blume

This name is a synonym of Alpinia javanica Blume.

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as a synonym (record 234694) with original publication details: Observ. Bot. 3: 71 1783.

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