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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.

[FTEA]

Taccaceae, Susan Carter. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1962

Morphology General Habit
Glabrous or sparsely pilose herbs
Vegetative Multiplication Tubers
Tuber subglobose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts green or coloured, the 2 outer sessile, the inner sessile or scarcely petiolate ; filiform bracts usually present
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth-segments subequal, reflexed, spreading, or erect
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes emarginate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit baccate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds reniform or ovate ; embryo minute, buried in the endosperm.

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

Tacca J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Chase, M.W. [175] 74571.000
s.coll [5173 [?]] K001140101
Eja, M. [S. 56004], Malaysia K001140363
Ralimanana, H. [870], Madagascar K000663077
Dorr, L.J. [3606], Madagascar K001140852
Larsen, K. [43753], Thailand K001140265
s.coll [168], Madagascar K001140855
s.coll [s.n.] K001140857 isotype
Pereira, J.T. [JTP 440], Malaysia K001140361
Beaman, J.H. [9979], Malaysia K001140360
Herb Griffith [6022], India K001140097
Kok, R. de [S 97858], Malaysia K001140362
Kiew, R. [4921], Malaysia K001140167
Dorr, L.J. [3606], Madagascar K001140851
Faden, R.B. [76/610], Sri Lanka K001140121
Parry, N.E. [733], India K001140099
Huq, A. [H-2232], Bangladesh K001140119
Smith, E. [693], Thailand K001140264
Bernardi, L. [11832], Madagascar K001140854
Craie, W.G. [260], India K001140100
Deroin, T. [168], Madagascar K001140856
Clarke, C.B. [42376 C] K001140098
Dorr, L.J. [3772], Madagascar K001140853
Faden, R.B. [76/610], Sri Lanka K001140120

First published in Char. Gen. Pl.: 69 (1776)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

Flora of West Tropical Africa

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Char. Gen. : 69 (1776)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0