Taxon: Peltandra virginica (L.) Raf. ex Schott

Genus: Peltandra
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Peltandreae
Nomen number: 102483
Place of publication: H. Schott & S. L. Endlicher, Melet. bot. 19. 1832
Link to protologue:
Comment: attributed by Schott to Rafinesque (fide K. Gandhi, pers. comm. on 3 Mar 2011)
Name Verified on: 28-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

  • Cultivated


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