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Taxon: Caladium bicolor (Aiton) Vent.

 
Genus: Caladium
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Caladieae
Nomen number: 8333
Place of publication: Mag. Encycl. 4(16):464. [22 Dec 1800-21 Jan] 1801 (Descr. pl. nouv. ad t. 30. 1801 Mar)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (n.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Birdsey, M. R. 1951. The cultivated aroids
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  12. Madison, M. T. 1981. Notes on Caladium (Araceae) and its allies (Selbyana) 5:370-373.
  13. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  16. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  17. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  18. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  19. Thompson, R. L. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Caladium bicolor (Aiton) Vent. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Caladium bicolor 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8333. Accessed 22 November 2018.