"Costus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant genus of the family Costaceae (sometimes classified in Zingiberaceae), order Zingiberales, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). It is a source of SAPONINS and furostanol glycosides.
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