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H Costus tappenbeckianus J.Braun & K.Schum. 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 234797) with original publication details: Ber. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. 2: 152 1889.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Costus pauciflorus K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus radicans Gagnep. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-234797, and has not been changed.