EPPO Global Database

Hellenia speciosa(CQTSC)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CQTSC
  • Preferred name: Hellenia speciosa
  • Authority: (Koenig) Dutta

Notes

Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), New Guinea, Australia (Queensland). Cultivated as an ornamental, and used medicinally. Introduced in Central America, Caribbean


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Costus speciosus (Koenig) Smith

Common names
Name Language
crape ginger English
Malay ginger English
spiral ginger English
white costus English
Kostwurz German
caña mejicana Spanish
bì qiào jiāng Chinese
闭鞘姜 Chinese
setawar halia Indonesian