Taxon: Cryptocoryne beckettii Thwaites ex Trimen

Genus: Cryptocoryne
Family: Araceae
  Subfamily: Aroideae
      Tribe: Cryptocoryneae
Nomen number: 403227
Place of publication: J. Bot. 23:269. 1885
Name Verified on: 02-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Nov-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Becketts Wasserkelch  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (aquarium plant fide Pl Res SEAs A:107. 1989)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002 (L Araceae)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:107.

Check other web resources for Cryptocoryne beckettii Thwaites ex Trimen :