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This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo (Sabah).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo

Alocasia melo A.Hay, P.C.Boyce & K.M.Wong appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1998 Collenette, MB. [s.n.] K000291376 holotype
Oct 1, 1998 Collenette, MB. [s.n.] K000291377 holotype
Collenette, MB. [s.n.] 22427.000 Unknown type material

First published in Bot. Mag. 14: 84 (1997)

Accepted by

  • 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.

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