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Taxon: Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Salisb. ex W. P. C. Barton

 
Genus: Symplocarpus
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Orontioideae
Nomen number: 400340
Place of publication: Veg. mater. med. U.S. 1:123. 1817
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship fide S. Thompson, pers. comm. 1996
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • polecatweed  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • skunk-cabbage  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • eastern skunk cabbage  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • chou puant  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • tabac-du-diable  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • chou puant  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • Stinkkohl  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • zazen-sō  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Khabarovsk, Primorye, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), New Brunswick]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa (e.), Minnesota (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]


References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Salisb.
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 52.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  5. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  10. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Salisb.
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  15. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: = Symplocarpus renifolius Schott
  16. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  17. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  18. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  19. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: lists as Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.
  20. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Araceae&GenusID=Symplocarpus&SpeciesID=foetidus target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Salisb. ex W. P. C. Barton :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?400340. Accessed 22 November 2019.