Sauromatum venosum (Aiton) Kunth

First published in Enum. Pl. 3: 28 (1841)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa, SW. Arabian Peninsula, Indian Subcontinent to China (Yunnan) and N. Myanmar. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tanzania, Tibet, Uganda, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Germany, Great Britain

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Haigh, A. & Boyce, P.C. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 12(1): 1-54. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hassler, M. & Muer, T. (2022). Flora Germanica: alle Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands in Text und Bild 1: 1-864. Verlag Regionalkultur, Uberstadt-Weiher.
  • Sasikala, K., Vajravelu, E. & Daniel, P. (2019). Fascicles of Flora of India 29: 1-357. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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. [Cited as Typhonium venosum.]

Kew Species Profiles

  • Huxley, A., Griffiths, M. & Levy, M. (eds) (1999). The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, Volume 4 (R to Z). Macmillan Reference, London.
  • Mabberley, D. J. (2008). Mabberley’s Plant-book: a Portable Dictionary of Plants, their Classification and Uses. 3rd Edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Thacker, H. (2009). Sauromatum venosum. Assessment using IUCN Categories and Criteria 3.1 (IUCN 2001). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010). Sauromatum venosum. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • enum. Pl. 3: 28 (1841).

CATE Araceae

  • Hen(g) Li, Guang Hua Zhu, Boyce, P.C., Murata, J., Hetterscheid, W.L.A., Bogner, J. & Jacobsen, N. 2010. Araceae in Flora of China @ efloras.org.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Hepper in F.W.T.A., ed.2 3: 116 (1968).
  • Kunth, Enum. Pl. 3: 28 (1841).
  • Mayo in F.T.E.A., Araceae: 58 (1985).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Haigh, A. & Boyce, P.C. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 12(1): 1-54. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hassler, M. & Muer, T. (2022). Flora Germanica: alle Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands in Text und Bild 1: 1-864. Verlag Regionalkultur, Uberstadt-Weiher.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 705, 706 (1974).
  • Hepper in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 116 (1968).
  • Hepper in Kew Bulletin 21: 492 (1968)
  • Kunth, Enum. Pl. 3: 28 (1841).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1980 Edgeworth [178] India K002824178 Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Bauer, P.J. [166] Cameroon K000390811 Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Sanford, W.W. [6245] Cameroon K000390810 Yes
Collett, H. [323] India K000390857 Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1750] Tanzania K000390834 Yes
J.J. [s.n.] India K000390889 Yes
E.M.R. [1290] India K000390871 Yes
D.H.; J.J. [803] India K000390873 Yes
Richards, H.M. [8733] Tanzania K000390827 Yes
Burger, W. [2992] Ethiopia K000390814 Yes
Patel, I.H.; Morris, B. [480] Malawi K000390846 Yes
Tanner, R.E.S. [692] Tanzania K000390825 Yes
Stolz, A. [38] Tanzania K000390835 Yes
Collett, H. [667] India K000390858 Yes
Meyer [7470] Ethiopia K000390815 Yes
Brummitt, R.K.; Seyani, J.H.; Banda, E.A. [15157] Malawi K000390844 Yes
Collett, H. [s.n.] India K000390859 Yes
Barnes, E. [1553] India K000390877 Yes
Rich, H.H. [469] India K000390884 Yes
s.coll. [4408] India K000390853 Yes
Watermeyer [158] Tanzania K000390830 No
Harwood [90] Tanzania K000390831 Yes
Ward, F.K. [8181] India K000390868 Yes
Angus, A. [441] Zambia K000390851 Yes
Aitchison [15] India K000390864 Yes
Barnes, E. [1552] India K000390878 Yes
Jarrett, F.M.; Saldanha, C. [736] India K000390869 Yes
Aitchison [16] India K000390888 Yes
Salubeni, A.J. [896] Malawi K000390843 Yes
Woodrow, G.M. [s.n.] India K000390890 Yes
Gilbert, E.F. [433] Ethiopia K000390816 Yes
Chandler, P. [2784] Uganda K000390818 Yes
Duthie, J.F. [s.n.] India K000390881 Yes
s.coll. [4408] India K000390855 Yes
Renvoize, S.A.; Abdallah, R.A. [2101] Tanzania K000390832 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [22854] Pakistan K000390891 Yes
Tweedie [62] Kenya K000390826 Yes
Barnes, E. [39] India K000390876 Yes
s.coll. [4408] India K000390856 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [6242] India K000390863 Yes
Major, E.J.; Lugard, C. [580] Kenya K000390819 Yes
Schweinfurth, G.; Riva, D. [1570] Eritrea K000390813 Yes
Strachey, R.; Winterbottom, J.E. [10] India K000390880 Yes
Aitchison [268] India K000390893 Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1485] Tanzania K000390829 Yes
Tweedie [62] Kenya K000390823 Yes
Schweinfurth, G.; Riva, D. [1570] Eritrea K000390812 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [3003] Zambia K000390850 Yes
Stolz, A. [38] Tanzania K000390836 Yes
Deane, H. [178] Pakistan K000390892 Yes
Adeleysen, E. [172] Tanzania K000390841 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India K000390872 Yes
Jarrett, F.M.; Saldanha, C. [736] India K000390870 Yes
Schweinfurth, G.; Riva, D. [489] Eritrea K000390817 Yes
Jack, C. [425] Kenya K000390821 Yes
O'Brien, J.; Buchanan, J. [s.n.] Malawi K000390842 Yes
Mainwaring [12] Kenya K000390820 Yes
s.coll. [4408] India K000390854 Yes
Barnes, E. [39] India K000390874 Yes
Barnes, E. [39] India K000390875 Yes
Aitchison [s.n.] India K000390886 Yes
Aitchison, J.E.T. [154] Pakistan K000390895 Yes
Barnes, E. [1617] India K000390879 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [4661] India K000390860 Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1485] Tanzania K000390828 Yes
Richards, H.M. [16439] Zambia K000390848 Yes
Rich, H.H. [469] India K000390862 Yes
Tweedie [62] Kenya K000390824 Yes
Schafer, H. [376] India K000390882 Yes
Rich, H.H. [469] India K000390883 Yes
Rich, H.H. [469] India K000390885 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [3003] Zambia K000390849 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [4661] India K000390861 Yes
Aitchison [15] India K000390894 Yes
Pawek, J. [13393] Malawi K000390845 Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1750] Tanzania K000390833 Yes
Typhonium venosum K:SPC-18898.000 No
Bauer, P.J. [166] Cameroon Typhonium venosum K:SPC-34392.000 No
Tanner, R. [692] Tanzania Typhonium venosum K:SPC-06923.000 No
Anderson [2773] Kenya Typhonium venosum K:SPC-25723.000 No
Thomson, J. [s.n.] India Typhonium venosum K000390867 Type Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1750] Tanzania Typhonium venosum K:SPC-41041.000 No
Kultan, D. India Typhonium venosum K:SPC-06915.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [10446] Tanzania Typhonium venosum K:SPC-18896.000 No
India Typhonium venosum K:SPC-29047.122 No
Tweedie, E.M. Kenya Typhonium venosum K:SPC-07172.000 No
United Kingdom Sauromatum guttatum K:SPC-80192.000 No

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