Saussurea costus
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Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipsch.
Costus; : latinisation from the ancient Greek plantname kostos which was applied applied for some aromatic medicinal plant: The species of the present genus Costus L. are aromatic too.
ID recognized genus:2430
recognized genus:Saussurea DC.
ID species:910611
ID basionym:1099536

homotypic synonyms:
Aucklandia costus Falc.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Aplotaxis lappa Decne.; Aucklandia lappa Decne.; Saussurea lappa (Decne.) Sch.Bip.; Theodorea costus Kuntze;

protologue: Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) xlix. 131 (1964). : (1964)

protologue (title page): , vol.

    107625 Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipsch. [Aplotaxis lappa Decne.]
    V. Jacquemont, Voy. Inde, vol. 4(3): t. 104 (1844)

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