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Taxon: Costus scaber Ruiz & Pav.

 
Genus: Costus
Family: Costaceae
Nomen number: 467038
Place of publication: Fl. peruv. 1:2, t. 3. 1798
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jul-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Jul-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Puebla, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [St. Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Carchi, Esmeraldas, Los Rios, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Sucumbios] Peru [Amazonas, Ayacucho, Cuzco, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martin, Ucayali]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  4. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  5. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  6. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  8. Maas, P. J. M. 1972. Costoideae (Zingiberaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 8:92-96.
  9. Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of Mesoamerica Checklist (on-line resource). (L Mesoamer)
  10. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Costus scaber Ruiz & Pav. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=467038. Accessed 23 February 2019.