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Taxon: Cyrtosperma merkusii (Hassk.) Schott

 
Genus: Cyrtosperma
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Lasioideae
Nomen number: 12943
Place of publication: Oesterr. Bot. Wochenbl. 7:61. 1857
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Feb-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch; vegetable (fide F Viti; Pl Res SEAs 9:82. 1996); vegetable (fide F Viti; Pl Res SEAs 9:82. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia, [Irian Jaya] Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Brunei, Indonesia, [Java, Kalimantan, Sumatra] Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia [Marquesas Islands, Society Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Samoa


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:82-85.
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Hay, A. et al. 1995. Checklist of the Araceae of Malesia, Australia, and the tropical Western Pacific region (Blumea) Suppl. 8:59.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  8. Pancho, J. V. 1959. Notes on cultivated aroids in the Philippines 1. The edible species (Baileya) 7:64-66.
  9. Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Smith, A. C. 1979. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti) 1:451.

Check other web resources for Cyrtosperma merkusii (Hassk.) Schott :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12943. Accessed 15 December 2018.