Amorphophallus mossambicensis

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Amorphophallus mossambicensis


Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Alismatales

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Aroideae
Tribus: Thomsonieae
Genus: Amorphophallus
Species: Amorphophallus mossambicensis


Amorphophallus mossambicensis (Schott ex Garcke) N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 8: 150 (1901).


  • Basionym
    • Hydrosme mossambicensis Schott ex Garcke in W.C.H.Peters, Naturw. Reise Mossambique 6(2): 509 (1864).
  • Homotypic
    • Corynophallus mossambicensis (Schott ex Garcke) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 741 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Amorphophallus swynnertonii Rendle, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 40: 219 (1911).
    • Amorphophallus linearilobus Peter, Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen, Math.-Phys. Kl. 3: 191, 215 (1929 publ. 1930).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • Mozambique; Tanzania; Zambia; Zare; Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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