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Taxon: Caladium schomburgkii Schott

 
Genus: Caladium
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Caladieae
Nomen number: 404324
Place of publication: Oesterr. Bot. Z. 8:122. 1858
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Pará]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas
  2. Cao, Z. et al. 2014. Interspecific genome size and chromosome number variation shed new light on species classification and evolution in Caladium. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 139:449-459.
  3. Deng, Z. 2018. Chapter 12. Caladium. Handbook of plant breeding 11: Ornamentals Springer International Publishing.. 273-299. Note: there are difficulties in assessing role of interspecific hybridization in breeding for cultivars in the genus
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  7. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Loh, J. P. et al. 1999. Amplified Fragment Length Polymoprhism (AFLP) provides molecular markers for the identification of Caladium bicolor cultivars. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 84:155-161. Note: one cultivar of Caladium schomburgkii was included for testing the use of AFLP for cultivar origin identification
  10. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Caladium schomburgkii Schott :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Caladium schomburgkii 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=404324. Accessed 21 July 2019.