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H Costus afer Ker Gawl. 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 234553) with original publication details: Bot. Reg. 8: t. 683 1823.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Costus anomocalyx K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus insularis A.Chev. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Costus littoralis K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus oblitterans K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Costus pterometra K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-234553.

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