Adelonema Schott

First published in Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 316 (1860)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Central & S. Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Canal, D. & al. (2019). Out of Amazonia and Back Again: Historical Biogeography of the Species-Rich Neotropical Genus Philodendron (Araceae). Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 104: 49-68. MBG press.
  • Wong, S.Y., Meerow, A.W. & Croat, T.B. (2016). Resurrection and new species of the Neotropical genus Adelonema (Araceae: Philodendron Clade). Systematic Botany 41: 32-48.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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. [Cited as Homalomena.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Homalomena.]

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0