Rhaphidophora Hassk.

First published in Flora 25(2 Beibl. 1): 11 (1842)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Africa to W. Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 199, as Raphidophora.
  • in Flora 25, 2, Beibl. 11 (1842)

CATE Araceae

  • Mayo, S.J., Bogner, J. & Boyce, P.C. 1997. The genera of Araceae. 370 pp.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2008. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Engl. & Krause in E.P. 37 (IV. 23B): 17 (1908)
  • Madison in Contr. Gray Herb. 207: 31 (1977)
  • in Flora 25(2), Beibl. 1: 11 (1842)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 23, 2007 Johns, R.J. [8763] Indonesia K:SPC-64510.000 No
Aug 1, 2001 Masters, H. [127] India K000499205 Type Yes
Jun 20, 2000 Johns, R.J. [9970] Indonesia K:SPC-70000.070 No
Giles; Wooliams [PB 114] Malaysia K:SPC-62915.000 No
Boyce, P.C. [810] Vietnam K:SPC-59451.000 No
Boyce, P.C.; Nguyen, D.V. [1262] Vietnam K:SPC-63621.000 No
Champion, J.G. [525] Hong Kong K000499208 Type Yes
Buwalda, P. [7032] Indonesia K000291766 Isotype Yes
Nguyen, V.D.; Phuong, V.X.; Boumanivong, S.; Vongsoukhun [L-V 455] Laos K001590015 Yes
Du, N.V.; Phuong, V.X.; Boumanivong, S.; Vongsoukhun. [L-V 389] Laos K001609087 Yes
Du, N.V.; Phuong, V.X.; Boumanivong, S.; Vongsoukhun. [L-V 359] Laos K001609129 Yes
Ng, Y.P.; Surat, A. [NYP 53] Malaysia K:SPC-64777.000 No
Mauriasi, R.; et.al [12268] Solomon Islands K000499200 Type Yes
Bogner [1738] K:SPC-57528.000 No
Johns, R.J. [10681] Indonesia K:SPC-70000.087 No
Boyce, P.C.; et al. [1355] Bangladesh K:SPC-63935.000 No
de Vogel [3291] Indonesia K:SPC-58014.000 No
Saw, L.G. [FRI44741] Malaysia K000501406 Yes
Borneo K:SPC-35951.000 No
Sands, M. [1146] Papua New Guinea K:SPC-51826.000 No

Sources

  • 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.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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