Dracunculus canariensis

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Dracunculus canariensis


Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Aroideae
Tribus: Areae
Genus: Dracunculus
Species: Dracunculus canariensis


Dracunculus canariensis Kunth, Enum. Pl. 3: 30. 1841.

  • Type: “Teneriffe” (Holotype: B, destroyed)


  • Homotypic
    • Anarmodium canariense (Kunth) Schott, Bonplandia (Hannover) 9: 368. 1861.



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Macaronesia
      • Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, Gomera, Hierro, La Palma, Tenerife), Madeira (Madeira, probably extinct)

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

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