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H Costus spiralis (Jacq.) Roscoe 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 234783) with original publication details: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 350 1807.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Alpinia spiralis Jacq. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum spirale (Jacq.) Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Costus pisonis Lindl. Synonym H WCSP
Costus spiralis var. jacquinii Griseb. Synonym L WCSP
Costus spiralis var. pisonis Griseb. Synonym L WCSP
Costus spiralis var. roscoei Griseb. Synonym L WCSP
Costus spiralis var. spiralis Synonym L WCSP
Gissanthe spiralis (Jacq.) Salisb. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-234783.

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