Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott

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Synonyms: Xanthosoma mafaffa Schott
Xanthosoma violaceum Schott
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Description:
Notes: Widely cultivated for its edible tubers and leaves.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to tropical America.
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Literature:

Haigh, A. & Boyce, P. (2012). Araceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(1) Page 2.

Other sources of information about Xanthosoma sagittifolium:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
African Plant Database: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
iNaturalist: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
JSTOR Plant Science: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Plants of the World Online: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
The Plant List (version 1.1): Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Tropicos: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Wikipedia: Xanthosoma sagittifolium


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Xanthosoma sagittifolium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=167540, retrieved 18 October 2019

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