Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7363
OLD NAME: Costus zechii
NEW NAME: Costus zechii
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FULL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Costus zechii K.Schum.
STATUS : unknown
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This African species is listed as an "insufficiently known name" 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)
This is believed to be an obsolete synonym for Costus dubius.
The African Plant Database lists this species as syn. For C. dubius