Genus: Colocasia Schott

Family: Araceae
  Subfamily: Aroideae
      Tribe: Colocasieae
Genus number: 2816
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Accession Count: 248
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.)(Melbourne ICN Art. 14.10 & App. III) over the earlier homonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 53) Colocasia Link, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002. (L Araceae)
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Mayo, S. J. et al. The genera of Araceae. 1997. (Gen Araceae)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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