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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Venezuela to N. Brazil.

[CATE]

CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

Distribution

Hylaea: Prov. do Alto Amazonas bei San Carlos (A.v. Humboldt); Prov. para Barraquin).

General Description

Foliorum petioli tenues, variegati, quam lamina duplo triplove longiores, vagina tenui atque angusta instructi, lamina secus costam et nervos I atque juxta marginem viridis, inter nervs I maculis diaphanis albis magnis atque ubique minoribus notata, ovato-oblonga vel oblonga, breviter atque acutissime acuminata, lobo antico oblongo-ovato, linea extrorsum curvata angustata, lobis posticis subduplo brevioribus, oblongo- vel ovato-triangularibus obtusis, ad tertiam partem usque connatis, sinu subtriangulari obtusato disjunctis, nervis I lobi antici 3-4, nervo collectivo intimo a margine remoto conjunctis.

Native to:

Brazil North, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Trinidad-Tobago

Caladium humboldtii (Raf.) Schott appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 Bunting, G.S. [3846], Venezuela K000457282
Jan 1, 1981 Brown, N.E. [s.n.], Brazil K000624001

First published in Oesterr. Bot. Wochenbl. 4: 417 (1854)

Accepted by

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

CATE Araceae
Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0