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Taxon: Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson

 
Genus: Amorphophallus
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Thomsonieae
Nomen number: 102457
Place of publication: Taxon 26:338. 1977
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Jun-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch; vegetable
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory (n.)]


    Cultivated (widely cult. in paleotropics)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  3. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:45-50.
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Hay, A. et al. Checklist & botanical bibliography of the aroids of Malesia, Australia, and the tropical western Pacific. Blumea suppl. 8 (L Aroid Males)
  8. Herbert, D. A. 1924. Stinging crystals in plants (Science) 60(1548):204-205.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  10. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation (Trop Flow Pl)
  11. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2 (Pl Book)
  12. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus Regnum Veg. 119:274.
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  15. Suresh, C. R. et al. 1983. A commentary on Rheede's aroids (Taxon) 32:130.

Check other web resources for Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Amorphophallus paeoniifolius cultivars
  • 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.

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?id=102457. Accessed 24 May 2019.