Zantedeschia Spreng.

First published in Syst. Veg. ed. 16, 3: 765 (1826), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Nigeria to Tanzania and S. Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Albania, Algeria, Assam, Azores, Bermuda, Brazil Northeast, California, Canary Is., Colombia, Corse, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, Great Britain, Greece, Hawaii, India, Italy, Madeira, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Norfolk Is., Oregon, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Sardegna, Sicilia, Society Is., South Australia, Spain, St.Helena, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tunisia, Turkey, Victoria, Western Australia, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

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

  • Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 23DC: 61 (1915). Nom. cons.
  • Syst. Veg. 3: 765 (1826)

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

  • Letty in Bothalia 11: 5 (1973), nom. conserv.
  • Syst. Veg. 3: 756, 765 (1826)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943], Bangladesh Colocasia K001131892 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943], India Colocasia K001131899 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943] Colocasia K001131898 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8941] Colocasia K001131889 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8946], Myanmar Colocasia K001131904 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8945] Colocasia K001131903 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8945] Colocasia K001131902 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943], India Colocasia K001131896 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943] Colocasia K001131893 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943], India Colocasia K001131895 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8941] Colocasia K001131888 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8944] Colocasia K001131900 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8944] Colocasia K001131901 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943] Colocasia K001131894 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8943], India Colocasia K001131897 Yes

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 Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images