Taccarum

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Taccarum
Taccarum weddellianum drawing.png
Taccarum weddellianum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Spathicarpeae
Genus: Taccarum
Brongn. ex Schott
Synonyms[2]
  • Lysistigma Schott
  • Endera Regel
Taccarum weddellianum

Taccarum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. It is endemic to South America.[2][3][4] The genus tends to grow in rocky areas.[5]

Species[2]
  1. Taccarum caudatum Rusby - Bolivia, Peru, Acre State in western Brazil
  2. Taccarum crassispathum E.G.Gonç. - central Brazil
  3. Taccarum peregrinum (Schott) Engl. - Paraguay, southern Brazil, Misiones Province of Argentina
  4. Taccarum ulei Engl. & K.Krause - eastern Brazil
  5. Taccarum warmingii Engl. - southern Brazil
  6. Taccarum weddellianum Brongn. ex Schott - Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, central and western Brazil

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pohl and Engler - "Das Pflanzenreich" issued 1920
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  5. ^ Bown, Demi (2000). Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family. Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-485-7.