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Costus pulverulentus  C. Presl
Taxonomic Serial No.: 897276

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): spiral ginger [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                               GenusCostus L. – costus  
                                  SpeciesCostus pulverulentus C. Presl – spiral ginger  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Costaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Costus pulverulentus   
  Source: Flora of the Hawaiian Islands, 2023, database (version 2023-)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: Wagner, W. L. and N. R. Khan. 2023-. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. http:// [date accessed: February 24, 2023]   
  Reference for: Costus pulverulentus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Daehler, Curtis C., and Raymond F. Baker / Evenhuis, Neal L., and Lucius G. Eldredge, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: New Records of Naturalized and Naturalizing Plants Around Lyon Arboretum, Mänoa Valley, O'ahu / Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 2004-2005   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, vol. 87   
  Page(s): 3-18   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0893-1348   
  Reference for: Costus pulverulentus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Hawaii, Introduced  
    Mexico, Native  






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