Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Cheilocostus speciosus (J. Koenig) C. D. Specht

 
Genus: Cheilocostus
Family: Costaceae
Nomen number: 460967
Place of publication: Taxon 55:159. 2006
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Costus speciosus; F Ceylon, as Costus speciosus; F Neotrop 8:123. 1972, as Costus speciosus)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Costus speciosus; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Costus speciosus)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  2. Specht, C. D. & D. W. Stevenson. 2006. A new phylogeny-based generic classsification of Costaceae (Zingiberales). Taxon 55:153-163.

Check other web resources for Cheilocostus speciosus (J. Koenig) C. D. Specht :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=460967. Accessed 20 August 2019.