Cyrtosperma merkusii

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Cyrtosperma merkusii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Lasioideae
Genus: Cyrtosperma
Species: Cyrtosperma merkusii

Name[edit]

Cyrtosperma merkusii (Hassk.) Schott, 1857.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Lasia merkusii Hassk., Cat. Hort. Bot. Bogor. Alt.: 59 (1844).
  • Heterotypic
    • Cyrtosperma lasioides Griff., Not. Pl. Asiat. 3: 150 (1851).
    • Arisacontis chamissonis Schott, Bonplandia (Hannover) 5: 129 (1857).
    • Cyrtosperma edule Schott, Bonplandia (Hannover) 9: 367 (1861).
    • Cyrtosperma cuspidilobum Schott, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 1: 284 (1864).
    • Cyrtosperma dubium Schott, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 1: 284 (1864).
    • Cyrtosperma intermedium Schott, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 1: 284 (1864).
    • Cyrtosperma merkusii var. intermedium (Schott) Engl. in A.L.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 2: 271 (1879).
    • Cyrtosperma ferox N.E.Br. & Linden, Ill. Hort. 39: 39 (1892).
    • Cyrtosperma merkusii var. giganteum Nadeaud, J. Bot. (Morot) 11: 116 (1897).
    • Cyrtosperma chamissonis (Schott) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci., C 9: 65 (1914).
    • Cyrtosperma bantamense Koord., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 1: 160 (1919).
    • Cyrtosperma nadeaudianum J.W.Moore, Bull. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 102: 22 (1933).

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
      • Borneo; Caroline Is.; Cook Is.; Fiji; Gilbert Is.; Jawa; Line Is.; Malaya; Marquesas; Marshall Is.; Nauru; New Guinea; Philippines; Samoa; Santa Cruz Is.; Society Is.; Solomon Is.; Sumatera; Tokelau-Manihiki; Tuvalu; Wallis-Futuna Is.

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

Ebon: Iaraj
English: Giant swamp taro
français: Taro géant des marais
I-Kiribati: Babai
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