Costus arabicus L.,

Jarvis, Charlie, 2007, Chapter 7: Linnaean Plant Names and their Types (part C), Order out of Chaos. Linnaean Plant Types and their Types, London: Linnaean Society of London in association with the Natural History Museum, pp. 370-473: 450

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4380355

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scientific name

Costus arabicus L.
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Costus arabicus Linnaeus  , Species Plantarum 1: 2. 1753 View Cited Treatment .

"Habitat in India utraque." RCN: 8.

Lectotype (Nicolson & al., Interpret. Van Rheede’s Hort. Malab.: 316. 1988): [icon] " Costus arabicus  " in Merian, Metamorph. Insect. Surinam.: 36, t. 36. 1705 (see p. 142).

Generitype of Costus Linnaeus. 

Current name: Costus arabicus L.  ( Zingiberaceae  / Costaceae  ).

Note: Maas (in Howard, Fl. Lesser Antilles 3: 531. 1979) indicated as type "a drawing by Ehret of a plant cultivated in the Hortus Cliffortianus … It is deposited in the library of Sir Joseph Banks (BM)". It seems most unlikely that Ehret’s drawing (it is not cited by Linnaeus) can be an original element for the name.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Zingiberales

Family

Costaceae

Genus

Costus

Loc

Costus arabicus L.

Jarvis, Charlie 2007
2007
Loc

Costus arabicus

Linnaeus 1753: 2
1753