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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. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


References:

  1. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  4. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1968. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname) 1(2):8.
  5. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  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
  • 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 21 January 2019.