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Taxon: Xanthosoma robustum Schott

 
Genus: Xanthosoma
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Caladieae
Nomen number: 42089
Place of publication: Oesterr. Bot. Wochenbl. 3:370. 1853
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Jun-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jun-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Econ Bot 23:116. 1969; F Guat); ornamental (fide Econ Bot 23:116. 1969; F Guat)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Bunting. G. S. 1965. Commentary on Mexican Araceae (Gentes Herbarum) 9:379.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:162.
  4. Gonçalves, E. G. 2011. The commonly cultivated species of Xanthosoma Schott (Araceae), including four new species (Aroideana) 34:3-23.
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  6. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  7. Matuda, E. 1957. Bromeliaceae y Araceae del estado de México
  8. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  9. Plowman, T. 1969. Folk uses of New World aroids Econ. Bot. 23:116-117.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  12. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)

Check other web resources for Xanthosoma robustum Schott :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Xanthosoma robustum 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=42089. Accessed 19 February 2019.