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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Bangladesh

Tacca plantaginea (Hance) Drenth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
15650.000
27654.000
Boyce, P.C. [1083], Indonesia K000630114
Geesink, R. [6921], Thailand K001140205
Kerr, A. [6151], Thailand K001140206
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K001140882
Wilson, E.H. [s.n.], Malaysia K001140209
Smitinand, T. [6865], Thailand K001140199
Kerr, A. [8891], Thailand K001140201
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K001140881
Wilkin, P. [T950], Thailand K001140207
s.coll [376], China K001140060
Pooma, R. [4993], Thailand K001140203
Marcan, A. [1847], Thailand K001140202
Boyce, P.C. [1083], Indonesia K001140883
Tsang, W.T. [29472], Malaysia K001140208
Boyce, P.C. [1010], Thailand K001140204
Smitinand, T. [530], Thailand K001140200
s.coll [18813.292], United Kingdom K001140880

First published in Blumea 20: 391 (1972 publ. 1973)

Accepted by

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • 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.
  • Hassan, M.A. & Uddin, M.Z. (2007). Tacca plantaginea (Hence) Drenth (Taccaceae) - A new Angiospermic record for Bangladesh Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 14: 71-73.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hassan, M.A. & Uddin, M.Z. (2007). Tacca plantaginea (Hence) Drenth (Taccaceae) - A new Angiospermic record for Bangladesh Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 14: 71-73.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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