Monday, January 10, 2011

Plants of Malaysia

Costus speciosus variety variegatus
Common Name: Variegated Crepe Ginger







Scientific classification (Wikipedia)
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Costaceae
Genus: Costus
Species: C. speciosus
Binomial name
Costus speciosus
(J.Konig) Sm.

For Descriptions, please visit these sites

http://www.bambooland.com.au/catalogue_gingers.htm
http://www.floridata.com/ref/c/cost_spe.cfm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costus_speciosus

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