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PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus brasiliensis
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME:
SYNONYMS: Costus arabicus,
Not a valid species - obsolete synonym.
Specimen at historical botanical collections in the Swedish Museum of Natural History.
Schumann describes this species and places in subgenus Eucostus - Das Pflanzenreich IV, 1904.
Maas in Flora Neotropica No. 8, lists this as an obsolete syn. for Costus arabicus.