Tacca J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

First published in Char. Gen. Pl.: 69 (1776), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Suriname

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Hawaii, Line Is., Nauru, Niue, Taiwan, Tuvalu

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Wilkin, P. & Saunders, R.M.K. (2007). World Checklist of Dioscoreales. Yams and their allies: 1-65. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Char. Gen. Pl. 69 (1776)
  • F.T.A. 7: 413. Nom. cons.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Caddick et al. in Taxon 51: 110 (2002).
  • Drenth in Blumea 20: 374 (1972).
  • J.R. & G. Forst., Char. Gen. Pl.: 35 (1775), nom. conserv.
  • Limpricht, Beitr. Taccac.: 43 (1902).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Char. Gen. : 69 (1776)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1972 Balansa, B. [4140] Vietnam K000292191 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Helfer [6024] K000958806 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Henry, A. [12592] K000958817 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Lobb, T. [s.n.] Burma K000958807 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Clarke, C.B. [40886] K000958809 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1972 s.coll. [2619] Burma K000958808 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Garrett, H.B.G. [45] Thailand K000292193 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Garrett, H.B.G. [45] Thailand K000292194 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Garrett, H.B.G. [45] Thailand K000292192 Type Yes
Clarke, C.B. [42376 C] K001140098 Yes
Huq, A.; Rahman, M.M. [H-2232] Bangladesh K001140119 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001140111 Yes
Pereira, J.T.; et al [JTP 440] Malaysia K001140361 Yes
Tsang, W.T.; Fung, L.U. [298] China K001140064 Yes
Kiew, R. [4921] Malaysia K001140167 Yes
Faden, R.B.; Faden, A.J. [76/610] Sri Lanka K001140121 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [21774] Malaysia K001140243 Yes
Garrett, H.B.G. [1390] Malaysia K001140225 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [19098] Thailand K001140212 Yes
Dorr, L.J.; Barnett, L.C. [3606] Madagascar K001140851 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5171] K001120033 Unknown Type Material Yes
Beusekom, C.F., van; Geesink, R.; Phengkhlai, C.; Wongwan, B. [3888] Thailand K001140235 Yes
Nguyen, V. D.; Phuong, V. X.; Boumanivong, S.; Vongsoukhun [L-V 273] Laos K001572800 Yes
Nguyen, V. D.; Phuong, V. X.; Boumanivong, S.; Vongsoukhun [L-V 273] Laos K001572801 Yes
Kok, R., de; et al [S 97858] Malaysia K001140362 Yes
Niyomdham, C. [1652] Thailand K001140240 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [21244] Malaysia K001140245 Yes
Beusekom, C.F., van; Phengkhlai, C. [94] Thailand K001140224 Yes
Henry, A. [12592] China K001140062 Yes
Henry, A. [12174] China K000958818 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll [2111] K001140105 Yes
s.coll [482] India K001140116 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5171] K001120034 Unknown Type Material Yes
Beaman, J.H.; Beaman, R.S.; Beaman, T.E.; Decker, P.; et al. [9979] Malaysia K001140360 Yes
Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [2111] K001140103 Yes
Wilkin, P. [846] Thailand K001140238 Yes
Henry, A. [12592 A] China K001140061 Yes
Parry, N.E. [733] India K001140099 Yes
Dorr, L.J.; Barnett, L.C.; Cheek, M.R. [3772] Madagascar K001140853 Yes
Bloembergen, S. [6] Thailand K001140231 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [1168] Thailand K001140229 Yes
Put, N. [932] Thailand K001140219 Yes
Venning, F.E.W. [s.n.] Burma K001140107 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [3482] Thailand K001140222 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5171] Malaysia K001120036 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001140886 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] United Kingdom K000341408 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001140106 Yes
Kerr, A. [20433] Malaysia K001140214 Yes
Kerr, A. [10019] Thailand K001140215 Yes
Abraham, A. [3130] India K001140113 Yes
Ward, F.K. [7363] BU K001140110 Yes
Ralimanana, H. [870] Madagascar K000663077 Yes
Iwatsuki, k.; Koyama, H.; Hutoh, M.; Chintayungkun, A. [T8294] Thailand K001140228 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [5075] Ghana K:SPC-24284.000 No
Herb Griffith [6022] India K001140097 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [1168A] Thailand K001140230 Yes
Ridley [14782] Malaysia K001140159 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [18038] Thailand K001140221 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [21244] Malaysia K001140244 Yes
Faulkner, H. [P.286] Mozambique K:SPC-17188.000 No
Larsen, K. [8584] Thailand K001140232 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] United Kingdom K001140888 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001140857 Isotype Yes
s.coll [5173 [?]] K001140101 Yes
Dorr, L.J.; Barnett, L.C. [3606] Madagascar K001140852 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5171] Cambodia K001120035 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll [482] India K001140117 Yes
Garrett, H.B.G. [1390] Malaysia K001140226 Yes
Put, N. [1614] Thailand K001140211 Yes
Maung Po Khant [11588] Burma K001140109 Yes
Deroin, T.; Badré, F. [168] Madagascar K001140856 Yes
Beusekom, C.F., van; Phengkhlai, C. [614] Thailand K001140220 Yes
s.coll [18201] K001140890 Yes
Chase, M.W. [175] K:SPC-74571.000 No
Faden, R.B.; Faden, A.J. [76/610] Sri Lanka K001140120 Yes
s.coll [168] Madagascar K001140855 Yes
Wilkin, P. [837] Thailand K001140237 Yes
Smith, E. [693] Thailand K001140264 Yes
Staples, G. [1141] United States K001140512 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] United Kingdom K001140893 Yes
Marcan, A. [205] Thailand K001140233 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [4137] Thailand K001140227 Yes
Larsen, K.; Larsen, S.S.; Niyomdham, C.; Sirirugsa, P.; et al [43753] Thailand K001140265 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [7348] Thailand K001140213 Yes
Lakshnakara, M.C. [562] Thailand K001140217 Yes
Kerr, F.H.W. [67] Malaysia K001140223 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [21244] Malaysia K001140246 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5171] India K001120032 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wood, G.H.S. [189] Uganda K:SPC-17062.000 No
Bernardi, L. [11832] Madagascar K001140854 Yes
Wilkin, P. [846] Thailand K001140239 Yes
s.coll [741] Thailand K001140210 Yes
Wilkin, P.; Suddee, S.; Puudjaa, P. [1096] Thailand K001140236 Yes
s.coll [56] United Kingdom K001140887 Yes
s.coll [7 [?]] United Kingdom K001140885 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] Singapore K001140884 Yes
Staples, G. [1141] United States K001140511 Yes
K:SPC-18238.000 No
Put, N. [932] Thailand K001140218 Yes
Pierre, L. [1943] Vietnam K001140247 Yes
s.coll [18201] K001140891 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] United Kingdom K001140892 Yes
Saw, L.G. [FRI 48267] Malaysia K001140157 Yes
Boyce, P. [1305] Vietnam K001140248 Yes
Ridley [[14380]] Malaysia K001140158 Yes
Eanghourt, K.; Sophal, M.; Kosal, S. [238] Cambodia K001140242 Yes
Charoenphol, C.; Larsen, K.; Warncke, E. [3997] Thailand K001140241 Yes
Tsang, W.T. [429] China K001140063 Yes
Keenan, J.; Agung, U.T.; Rule, R.H. [1395] Burma K001140114 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [11835] Thailand K001140216 Yes
Eja, M. [S. 56004] Malaysia K001140363 Yes
Wild, H. [1812] Zimbabwe K:SPC-17063.000 No
Aridy, J.; Jivian [641] Madagascar K001140849 Yes
Maung Po Khant [11588] Burma K001140108 Yes
Staples, G. [1141] United States K001140513 Yes
Parkinson, C.E. [1619] Burma K001140112 Yes
Collins, D.J. [1367] Thailand K001140234 Yes
s.coll [482] India K001140118 Yes
Craie, W.G. [260] India K001140100 Yes
s.coll [260987] United Kingdom K001140894 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] India K001140115 Yes

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