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H Costus villosissimus Jacq. 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 234814) with original publication details: Fragm. Bot. 55 1806.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Costus friedrichsenii Petersen Synonym H WCSP
Costus hirsutus C.Presl Synonym H WCSP
Costus septimus Roem. & Schult. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-234814, and has not been changed.