Xanthosoma mexicanum

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Xanthosoma mexicanum

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Aroideae
Tribus: Caladieae
Genus: Xanthosoma
Species: Xanthosoma mexicanum

Name[edit]

Xanthosoma mexicanum Liebm., 1850

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Xanthosoma pilosum K.Koch & Augustin, Index Seminum (B, Berolinensis) 1855(App.): 2 (1855).
    • Xanthosoma holtonianum Schott, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 19: 39 (1859).
    • Caladium puberulum Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 37: 136 (1905).
    • Xanthosoma kerberi Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 37: 138 (1905).
    • Caladium holtonianum (Schott) N.E.Br., Bot. Mag. 137: t. 8402 (1911).
    • Caladium pilosum (K.Koch & Augustin) N.E.Br., Bot. Mag. 137: t. 8402 (1911).
    • Xanthosoma croatanum L.D.Gómez & Gómez-Laur., Phytologia 52: 227 (1982).

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Colombia; Costa Rica; Honduras; Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southwest; Nicaragua; Panam; Venezuela

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

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