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Taxon: Dracontium asperum K. Koch

 
Genus: Dracontium
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Lasioideae
Nomen number: 400170
Place of publication: K. Koch & G. A. Fintelmann, Wochenschr. Gärtnerei Pflanzenk. 2:259. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] United States [Puerto Rico]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas]


References:

  1. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  2. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  3. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  4. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1968. Flora of Suriname. 1(2):8.
  5. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  6. Zhu, G. & T. B. Croat. 2004. Revision of Dracontium (Araceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 91:615-618.
  7. Zhu, G. H. & M. H. Grayum. 1995. Two hitherto confused species, Dracontium polyphyllum and D. asperum (Araceae), and typification of their names. Taxon 44:522.

Check other web resources for Dracontium asperum K. Koch :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=400170. Accessed 20 July 2019.