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PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Costus radicans
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Costus radicans Gagnep.
This African species is placed in synonymy with Costus tappenbeckianus (PID3439) 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)
The African Plant Database lists this species as rejected, is synonym of : Costus tappenbeckianus J. Braun & K. Schum