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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-234781, and has not been changed.

H Costus spicatus (Jacq.) Sw. 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 234781) with original publication details: Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ. 11 1788.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Alpinia spicata Jacq. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum petiolatum Lam. Synonym H WCSP
Costus conicus Stokes [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Costus cylindricus Jacq. Synonym H WCSP
Costus micranthus Gagnep. Synonym H WCSP
Costus quartus Roem. & Schult. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

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