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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Costaceae
Genus: Monocostus
Species: M. uniflorus

Monocostus K.Schum., 1904.

Typus: M. uniflorus
(Poepp. ex Petersen) Maas

Native distribution areas:

Southern America
Western South America

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Schumann, K.M., in Engler, H.G.A. 1904. Pflanzenr. IV, 46: 427.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Monocostus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 21. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Monocostus. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Monocostus. Published online. Accessed: November 21 2019. 2019. Monocostus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 21.

Vernacular names

Monocostus is a group of plants in the Costaceae described as a genus in 1904.[2][3][4][5] There is only one known species, Monocostus uniflorus, endemic to Peru.[1]

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Schumann, Karl Moritz. 1904. Das Pflanzenreich IV. 46(Heft 20): 427
Tropicos, Monocostus K. Schum.
Specht, C. D. & D. W. Stevenson. 2006. A new phylogeny-based generic classification of Costaceae (Zingiberales). Taxon 55(1): 153–163
Tropicos, Chamaecostus C.D. Specht & D.W. Stev.

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