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Taxon: Alocasia odora (Lodd. et al.) Spach

 
Genus: Alocasia
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Colocasieae
Nomen number: 2497
Place of publication: Hist. nat. vég. 12:46. 1846
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication and authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 09-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • elephant-ear  (Source: Sida) - English
  • taro  (Source: Sida) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.e.)
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam


References:

  1. Chen. J. et al. 2004. Interspecific relationships of Alocasia revealed by AFLP analysis J. Hort. Sci. Biotechnol. 79:582-586.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  4. Guangdong Inst. Bot., ed. 1977. Flora Hainanica. (F Hainan) 4:.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  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.
  7. Serviss, B. E. et al. 2000. Occurrence, distribution, and ecology of Alocasia, Caladium, Colocasia, and Xanthosoma (Araceae) in the southeastern United States (Sida) 19:149-174.
  8. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)

Check other web resources for Alocasia odora (Lodd. et al.) Spach :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Alocasia odora 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2497. Accessed 12 December 2018.