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

References for genus:

  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).. (L Araceae)
  • Grob, G. B. J. et al. 2002. Phylogeny of the tribe Thomsonieae (Araceae) based on chloroplast matK and trnL intron sequences. Syst. Bot. 27:453-467.
  • Grob, G. B. J. et al. 2004. Potential phylogenetic utility of the nuclear FLORICAULA/LEAFY second intron: comparison with three chloroplast DNA regions in Amorphophallus (Araceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 30:13-23.
  • Hetterscheid, W. L. A. & C.-I. Peng 1995. Notes on the genus Amorphophallus (Araceae) VI. Revision of the species in Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 36:101-112.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Mayo, S. J. et al. The genera of Araceae. (Gen Araceae)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar   

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Amorphophallus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 16 June 2019.