Family  Costaceae Nakai

 
Family number: 300    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 10
Type genus: Costus L.
Comments: monocot family

Complete list of genera

Reference:

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

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Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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/taxonomyfamily.aspx?id=300.
Accessed 5 December 2019.