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Taxon: Lysichiton camtschatcensis (L.) Schott

Genus: Lysichiton
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Orontioideae
Nomen number: 23004
Place of publication: Oesterr. Bot. Wochenbl. 7:62. 1857 "camtschatcense"
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Lysichiton camtschatcensis auct. (= L. americanus Hulten & H. St. John)
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • Asian skunk-cabbage  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • vit skunkkalla  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:


    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands, Khabarovsk, Kamchatka, Magadan, Sakhalin]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu]


  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  4. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: lists as "Lysichitum camtschatcense"
  5. Mayo, S. J. et al. 1997. The genera of Araceae
  6. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: lists as "camtschatcense"

Check other web resources for Lysichiton camtschatcensis (L.) Schott :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23004. Accessed 28 January 2020.