Costus tappenbeckianus J.Braun & K.Schum.

First published in Ber. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. 2: 152 (1889)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Maas-van de Kamer, H., Maas, P.J.M., Wieringa, J.J. & Specht, C.D. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 280-318.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Maas-van de Kamer, H., Maas, P.J.M., Wieringa, J.J. & Specht, C.D. (2016). Monograph of African Costaceae. Blumea 61: 280-318.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1964 Soyaux, H. [119], Gabon K000099621 lectotype Yes
Bates, G.L. [519], Gabon K000099620 isotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0