Amorphophallus dracontioides (Engl.) N.E.Br.

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 8: 148 (1901)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Central African Republic. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Central African Repu, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria, Togo

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Ittenbach, S. (2003). Revision der afrikanischen Arten de Gattung Amorphophallus (Araceae). Englera 25: 1-263.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot, 680
  • Engl. Pflanzenr. 4, 23C: 67, fig. 24, F-L (1911)
  • Morton, W. Afr. Lilies & Orch. fig. 49.
  • in F.T.A. 8: 148 (1901)

CATE Araceae

  • Ittenbach, S. 2003. Revision der afrikanischen Arten der Gattung Amorphophallus (Araceae). Englera. 25: 5-263

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ittenbach, S. (2003). Revision der afrikanischen Arten de Gattung Amorphophallus (Araceae). Englera 25: 1-263.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 5, 1996 Morton, J.K. [A 798], Ghana K000499381 Yes
Sep 7, 1995 Keith Virgo [81], Niger K000499380 Yes
21970.000 No
Nigeria 21971.000 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 West Tropical Africa

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