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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China to Malesia and Caroline Islands (Palau).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Tacca palmata Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1972 McGregor, R.C. [32314], Philippines K000292183 syntype
Jan 1, 1972 Castro, P. [1398], Sabah K000292186 isotype
Giles, C. [S.9./S.14], Malaysia 28285.000
Kerr, A.F.G. [11930], Thailand K001140251
Put, N. [786], Thailand K001140253
Kerr, A. [14377] K001140258
Smitinand, T. [7312], Thailand K001140259
Harmand, F.J. [659], Malaysia K001140262
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia K001140309
Zollinger, H. [721], Indonesia K001140311
Purseglove, J.W. [P.4569], Malaysia K001140338
Meijer, W. [39603], Malaysia K001140343
Berhaman, A. [SAN 134511], Malaysia K001140348
Jones, B.L. [213], Malaysia K001140349
Savinierre, E. de la [1137], Indonesia K001140356
Loher, A. [1618] K001140378
Motley, J. [60] K001140335
Boyce, P.C. [1082], Indonesia K001140898
Meyer [s.n.], Indonesia K001140317
Pereira, J.T. [JTP 679], Malaysia K001140350
Giles [455-63 [?]], United Kingdom K001140895
s.coll [5196], Indonesia K001140310
Eyma, P.J. [2491], Indonesia K001140358
s.coll [[14] [?]], United Kingdom K001140896
Kadim [KN.637], Malaysia K001140162
Robinson, C.B. [BS 11923], Philippines K001140376
Loher, A. [1617] K001140379
Merrill, E.D. [4137], Philippines K001140375
Wilkin, P. [801], Thailand K001140254
Lanton, S. [SAN 87833], Malaysia K001140341
Kerr, A. [10030A], Thailand K001140256
Ambriansyah [AA 849], Indonesia K001140336
Turner, H. [124], Indonesia K001140357
Tuyama, T. [7197], Palau K001140500
Haviland, G.D. [1718] K001140334
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K001140163
Vogel, E.F. [1243], Indonesia K001140316
Clemens, J. [26370], Malaysia K001140332
Deden Girmansyah [1036], Indonesia K001140354
Smitinand, T. [1330], Thailand K001140260
Matamin Rumutom [54], Malaysia K001140347
Tadong, L. [516], Malaysia K001140346
Wilkin, P. [801], Thailand K001140255
Merrill, E.D. [154], Philippines K001140377
Ramos, M. [BS 41195], Philippines K001140369
Corner, E.J.H. [SF 28474], Malaysia K001140166
Dransfield, J. [SMHI 1204] K001140371
Lugas, L. [JTP 2962], Malaysia K001140352
s.coll [s.n.] K001140314
Merrill, E.D. [2560], Philippines K001140374
Sangkhachand, B. [144], Thailand K001140261
Beaman, J.H. [11859], Malaysia K001140339
Lanton, S. [SAN 87833], Malaysia K001140342
Loher, A. [1616], Philippines K001140380
Loher, A. [7004], Philippines K001140373
Anderson, J.A.R. [S.26844], Malaysia K001140337
Pereira, J.T. [JTP 679], Malaysia K001140351
Backer [20255], Indonesia K001140315
s.coll [11720] K001140333
McDonald [4512], Indonesia K001140318
Kerr, A.F.G. [10030], Thailand K001140257
Rabil [160], Thailand K001140249
Kerr, A.F.G. [15688A], Thailand K001140250
s.coll [1862], Philippines K001140370
Burkill, I.H. [901], Malaysia K001140164
Whitford, H.N. [535], Philippines K001140372
Lugas, L. [272], Malaysia K001140344
Beaman, J.H. [10094], Malaysia K001140340
s.coll [10120], Malaysia K001140161
Burkill, H.M. [HMB.645], Malaysia K001140165
Boyce, P.C. [1082], Indonesia K001140897
Kerr, A.F.G. [3697], Thailand K001140252
s.coll [811], Malaysia K001140263
Matamin Rumutom [417], Malaysia K001140353
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [137] K001140307
Lack, A. [1615], Indonesia K001140355
Daim Andau [568], Malaysia K001140345
s.coll [s.n.] K001140313
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia K001140308
Schiffner, V. [1724], Indonesia K001140312

First published in Enum. Pl. Javae 1: 83 (1827)

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.
  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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