Genus: Amorphophallus Blume ex Decne.

Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Thomsonieae
Genus number: 542
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 39 (15 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Thomsonia Wall., nom. rej. & Pythion Mart., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


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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 10 August 2020.