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Taxon: Alocasia alba Schott

 
Genus: Alocasia
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Colocasieae
Nomen number: 1762
Place of publication: Oesterr. Bot. Wochenbl. 2:59. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Nov-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatera]


References:

  1. Chen. J. et al. 2004. Interspecific relationships of Alocasia revealed by AFLP analysis J. Hort. Sci. Biotechnol. 79:582-586.
  2. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  3. Hay, A. 1998. The genus Alocasia (Araceae-Colocasieae) in west Malesia and Sulawesi Gard. Bull. Singapore 50:221-334.
  4. Hay, A. & Yuzammi 2000. Plate 403. Alocasia alba Curtis's Bot. Mag. 17:216-220.
  5. Kurniawan, A. et al. 2013. Studies on the Araceae of the Lesser Sunda Islands I: new distribution records for Alocasia alba Gard. Bull. Singapore 65:157-162.
  6. Nauheimer, L. et al. 2012. Giant taro and its relatives: a phylogeny of the large genus Alocasia (Araceae) sheds light on Miocene floristic exchange in the Malesian region Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 63:43-51.

Check other web resources for Alocasia alba Schott :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Alocasia alba 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=1762. Accessed 25 March 2019.