Amongst the many plant species named after Curtis in recognition of his services to botany and horticulture were the following:
- Acanthephippium curtisii
- Cirrhopetalum curtisii
- Gastrochilus curtisii
- Luisia curtisii
- Medinilla curtisii
- Nepenthes curtisii (subsequently synonymised with Nepenthes maxima)
- Paphiopedilum curtisii (subsequently synonymised with Paphiopedilum superbiens)
- Pentace curtisii
- Rhododendron multicolor var. curtisii
- Shorea curtisii (Dark Red Meranti)
He was also honoured by the genus Curtisina, but the only member of the genus, Curtisina penangensis, was subsequently identified as a taxonomic synonym of Dacryodes longifolia.
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