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PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus lucanusianus var. major
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Costus lucanusianus J.Braun & K.Schum.
This variety is placed in synonymy (not separately described) with Costus lucanusianus (PID3436) in Paul Maas' monograph on African Costaceae, published on 16 December 2016. (Monograph of African Costaceae, H. Maas-van de Kamer, P.J.M. Maas, J.J. Wieringa, C.D. Specht, Blumea 61, 2016: 280 - 318, http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea/2016/00000061/00000003/art00010)
Described by Koechlin in Flore du Gabon. See Costus descriptions.