Curculigo capitulata (Lour.) Kuntze

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 703 (1891)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nepal to S. China and NE. Queensland. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses and social uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F. [Cited as Molineria capitulata.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Molineria capitulata.]
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. [Cited as Molineria capitulata.]

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  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1996). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(6): 1-116. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
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  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
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  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Morrone, O. (eds.) (1996). Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledoneae). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 1-323. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Yooprasert, S.; Poopath, M.; Sirimongkol, S.; Krachangyut, P.; Thaothawin, P. [SY 326] Thailand K001930451 No
Guile, D.P.M. [2153] Hong Kong K003613947 Yes
Hunt, P.F. [2844] Solomon Islands K:SPC-30262.000 No
Qin, H.N.; et al. [895510] China K003613945 Yes
Kepos [45066] K001069336 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001393038 No
Takeuchi, W.; Gambia, A.; Jisaka, T. [23534] Papua New Guinea K003614270 Yes
[J. Gneho]; Lecordier, G. [17746] K003614413 Yes
Guile, D.P.M. [5737] Hong Kong K003613946 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [12389] India K000099956 Type Yes
Takeuchi, W.; Towati, A.; Jisaka, T.; Ama, D. [17382] Papua New Guinea K003614271 Yes
India K000099957 Type Yes
Weber, C.M. [1081] Philippines Curculigo glabra K003614252 Yes
s.coll. [14990] Philippines Curculigo glabra K003614253 Yes
Weber, C.M. [1081] Philippines Curculigo glabra K003614251 Yes
van Borssum Waalkes, J. [412] Indonesia Molineria sumatrana K003613850 Yes
van Borssum Waalkes, J. [589] Indonesia Molineria sumatrana K003613849 Yes
Nov 19, 2012 Du, N.V. [HNK 3194] Vietnam Molineria capitulata K000524428 Yes
Bor, N.L. [2612] India Molineria capitulata K003613733 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sri Lanka Molineria capitulata K003613748 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [42367] India Molineria capitulata K003613731 Yes
Henry, A. [11076] China Molineria capitulata K003613685 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613697 Yes
van Balgooy [3008] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613869 Yes
Johansson, J.T.; Nybom, H.; Riebe, S. [291] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613865 Yes
Dallachy [s.n.] Australia Molineria capitulata K003613932 Yes
s.coll. [663] Molineria capitulata K003613837 Yes
Beccari, O. [639] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613831 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613714 Yes
Loher, A. [1615] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613890 Yes
Blake, S.T. [9792] Australia Molineria capitulata K003613930 Yes
Henry, A. [11076A] China Molineria capitulata K003613684 Yes
s.coll. [11048] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613885 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613701 Yes
Wallich [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613706 Yes
Robinson, H.C.; Kloss, C.B. [s.n.] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613828 Yes
Martelino, A.; Edano, G. [35389] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613888 Yes
McLelland [s.n.] Burma Molineria capitulata K003613743 Yes
Bloembergen, S. [622] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613802 Yes
van Steenis [14] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613834 Yes
[illegible] [836] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613915 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [9874] India Molineria capitulata K003613740 Yes
Ramos, A.; Pascasio, J. [34941] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613900 Yes
Waterhouse, J.H.L. [817B] Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K003613903 Yes
Darnaedi, D. [D533] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613842 Yes
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613827 Yes
Cavalerie, J. [3659] China Molineria capitulata K003613687 Yes
Nitta, A. [15085] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613833 Yes
Kingdon-Ward, F. [8099] India Molineria capitulata K003613734 Yes
Forman, L.L. [384] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613863 Yes
Bunnemeyer [3572] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613832 Yes
McClure, F.A. [9210] China Molineria capitulata K003613688 Yes
Pierre, J.B.L. [6683] Vietnam Molineria capitulata K003613809 Yes
Henry, A. [11982A] China Molineria capitulata K003613682 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [1006] India Molineria capitulata K003613729 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [3208] India Molineria capitulata K003613727 Yes
Hunt, P.F. [2844] Solomon Islands Molineria capitulata K003613905 Yes
Elmer, A.D.E. [8862] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613896 Yes
Tsang, W.T. [29164] Vietnam Molineria capitulata K003613808 Yes
s.coll. [2117] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613892 Yes
Santos, J.K. [31962] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613899 Yes
Strachey, R.; Winterbottom, J.E. [2] India Molineria capitulata K003613712 Yes
Sands, M.J.S.; Pattison, G.A.; Wood, J.J. [SANDS2620] Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K003613913 Yes
Elmer, A.D.E. [22111] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613887 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [1176] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613799 Yes
Cavalerie, J. [3659] China Molineria capitulata K003613686 Yes
Nicholson, D. [03878] Australia Molineria capitulata K003613934 Yes
Walker [145] Sri Lanka Molineria capitulata K003613709 Yes
Henry, A. [11982] China Molineria capitulata K003613683 Yes
Waterhouse, J.H.L. [817B] Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K003613904 Yes
Motley, J. [1249] Molineria capitulata K003613843 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [2767] Sierra Leone Molineria capitulata K003613935 Yes
Ramos, M. [23571] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613893 Yes
[T. L. Girnell] [7] India Molineria capitulata K003613738 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [3208] India Molineria capitulata K003613728 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [1312A] India Molineria capitulata K003613736 Yes
Dansie, S.J. [03877] Australia Molineria capitulata K003613931 Yes
Shea, G. [23211] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613929 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613725 Yes
s.coll. [663] Jamaica Molineria capitulata K003613836 Yes
Noe, N. [90] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613801 Yes
Jameson [217] Molineria capitulata K003613708 Yes
Thatlla; Chitkoko [[3733]] Burma Molineria capitulata K003613742 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sri Lanka Molineria capitulata K003613713 Yes
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613826 Yes
Elmer, A.D.E. [10383] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613898 Yes
Ramos, M. [17657] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613886 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613702 Yes
Chantaranothai, P.; Parnell, J.; Simpson, D.; Sridit, K. [90/247] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613807 Yes
Coradin, L. [6543] Brazil Molineria capitulata K003613939 Yes
Elmer, A.D.E. [6202] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613889 Yes
s.coll. [5934] India Molineria capitulata K003613744 Yes
Duthie, J.F. [7366] India Molineria capitulata K003613710 Yes
[illegible]; et al. [117134] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613901 Yes
Wichian [493] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613803 Yes
Tsang; Tang; Fung [65] China Molineria capitulata K003613689 Yes
Williams, R.S. [1150] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613895 Yes
Chantaranothai, P.; Middleton, D.; Parnell, J.; Simpson, D.; Simpson, R. [1538] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613811 Yes
Wang, C. [36706] China Molineria capitulata K003613690 Yes
Kurzweil, H. [170] India Molineria capitulata K003613732 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sri Lanka Molineria capitulata K003613711 Yes
{van Beusekom, C.F.}; Phengklai, C. [348] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613804 Yes
s.coll. [61] Hong Kong Molineria capitulata K003613693 Yes
Wm. G. [Craih] [s.n.] India Molineria capitulata K003613735 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613937 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [35752B] India Molineria capitulata K003613737 Yes
Balansa, B. [4162] Vietnam Molineria capitulata K003613810 Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [15] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613839 Yes
Ford, C. [56/88] Hong Kong Molineria capitulata K003613691 Yes
s.coll. Malaysia Molineria capitulata K003613715 Yes
Forrest, G. [s.n.] South Africa Molineria capitulata K003613681 Yes
Elmer, A.D.E. [7771] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613897 Yes
Tutcher, W.J. [668] Hong Kong Molineria capitulata K003613692 Yes
Herb. Griffith [5938] Molineria capitulata K003613726 Yes
Phengklai, C.; Tamura, M.; Niyomdham, C.; Sangkachand, B. [4098] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613806 Yes
Stancik, D.; Nathaniel [5201] Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K003613911 Yes
[J. B. H.]; [S. J.] [316] Molineria capitulata K003613703 Yes
Ridsdale, C.; Lavarack, P. [N.G.F.31575] Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K003613912 Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [15] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613838 Yes
s.coll. [5935] Pakistan Molineria capitulata K003613707 Yes
Kajewski, S.F. [651] Solomon Islands Molineria capitulata K003613907 Yes
Sorensen, T.; Larsen, K.; Hansen, B.F. [2759] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613805 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613841 Yes
s.coll. [3421] India Molineria capitulata K003613746 Yes
s.coll. [5705] Brazil Molineria capitulata K003613695 Yes
Forman, L.L. [281] Molineria capitulata K003613864 Yes
Helfer [5939] Burma Molineria capitulata K003613745 Yes
Robinson, C.B. [129] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613868 Yes
Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K:SPC-25694.238 No
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] India Molineria capitulata K003613747 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613705 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Japan Molineria capitulata K003613696 Yes
Bloembergen, S. [622] Thailand Molineria capitulata K003613800 Yes
Waterhouse, J.H.L. [817B] Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K003613902 Yes
Edaño, G.E.; Gutierrez, H. [37755] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613894 Yes
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [836] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613914 Yes
Chew, W.L.; Corner, E.J.H.; Stainton, A. [1049] Molineria capitulata K003613840 Yes
Forman, L.L. [384] Molineria capitulata K003613862 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Molineria capitulata K003613704 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sri Lanka Molineria capitulata K003613749 Yes
Oldham, R. [645] Taiwan Molineria capitulata K003613694 Yes
Loher, A. [1614] Philippines Molineria capitulata K003613891 Yes
Robinson, H.C.; Kloss, C.B. [s.n.] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613830 Yes
Waterhouse, J.H.L. [91] Solomon Islands Molineria capitulata K003613906 Yes
[C. K.] [59] India Molineria capitulata K003613739 Yes
Lam, H.J. [3158] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613866 Yes
Beccari, O. [228] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613829 Yes
Forrest, G. [15793] China Molineria capitulata K003613680 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [1006] India Molineria capitulata K003613730 Yes
Forman, L.L. [384] Molineria capitulata K003613861 Yes
Beguin [2204] Indonesia Molineria capitulata K003613867 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India Molineria capitulata K003613741 Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [2620] Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata K003613916 Yes
van Steenis, C.G.G.J. [8079] Molineria capitulata K003613835 Yes
Coradin, L.; Silva, G.P.; Vieira, J.G.A.; de Souza, F.B.; Harley, R.; Linington, S.; Baker, R. [6543] Brazil Molineria capitulata K003613936 Yes
Horsfall, R.D. [H257/63] Kenya Curculigo recurvata K003614391 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5159] Nepal Curculigo recurvata K001104991 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Curculigo recurvata K003614412 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5159] Nepal Curculigo recurvata K001104985 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104988 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5159] Nepal Curculigo recurvata K001104986 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104992 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104993 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104987 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104990 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jack, W. [Cat. no. 5161] Malaysia Curculigo sumatrana K001104996 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5161] Malaysia Curculigo sumatrana K001104995 Unknown Type Material Yes

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