Genus: Xanthosoma Schott

Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Caladieae
Genus number: 12943
Last updated: 09-Jul-2003
Accession Count: 200 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Cusimano, N. et al. 2011. Relationships within the Araceae: Comparison of morphological patterns with molecular phylogenies. Amer. J. Bot. 98:654-668. Note: Xanthosoma is resolved sister to Chlorospatha
  2. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  3. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note:
  4. Mayo, S. J. et al. 1997. The genera of Araceae
  5. Milet-Pinheiro, P. et al. 2017. Floral scent chemistry and pollination in the Neotropical aroid genus Xanthosoma (Araceae). Flora (Elsevier) 231:1-10. Note: Engler's sectional recognition is mentioned as probable phylogenetically uninformative

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 5 July 2020.