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Taxon: Colocasia gigantea (Blume) Hook. f.

Synonym of Leucocasia gigantea (Blume) Schott

 
Genus: Colocasia
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Colocasieae
Nomen number: 312661
Place of publication: Fl. Brit. India 6:524. 1893
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  1. Ahmed, L. et al. 2013. Identification of chloroplast genome loci suitable for high-resolution phylogeographic studies of Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott (Araceae) and closely related taxa. Molec. Ecol. Resources 13:936. Note: lies far outside the genus Colocasia
  2. Ara, H. & M. A. Hassan. 2006. Three new records of Aroids (Araceae) for Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Pl. Taxon. 13:83-91.
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  7. Hay, A. et al. 1995. Checklist & botanical bibliography of the aroids of Malesia, Australia, and the tropical western Pacific. Blumea suppl. 8
  8. Kreike, C. M. et al. 2004. Genetic diversity of taro, Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott, in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Theor. Appl. Genet. 109:761-768.
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. 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. Note: it found evidence for being sister to Alocasia, and distant to all other Colocasia species
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Ridley, H. 1925. Flora of the Malay Peninsula. 5:96.

Check other web resources for Colocasia gigantea (Blume) Hook. f. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Colocasia gigantea 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=312661. Accessed 22 November 2019.