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H Costus malortieanus H.Wendl. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 234695) with original publication details: Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 19: 30 1863.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Costus elegans Petersen Synonym H WCSP
Pyxa malortieana (H.Wendl.) M.R.Almeida [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-234695.

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