Checklist: Araceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata
Dyer, R.A. (1976) The Genera of southern African flowering plants. Vol. 2 (Monocotyledons). Department of Agricultural Technical Services, Pre 
Haigh, A. & Boyce, P. (2012) Araceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(1)  
Hepper, F.N. (1973) Lemnaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa  
Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10  
Mayo, S.J. (1985) Araceae Flora of Tropical East Africa  
NamesFZ Divisions
690.000 CULCASIA P. Beauv. 
Culcasia falcifolia Engl. E
Culcasia scandens sensu Engl.
692.000 ZAMIOCULCAS Schott 
Zamioculcas zamiifolia (Lodd.) Engl. [VU]E
Caladium zamiifolium Lodd.
Zamioculcas lanceolata Peter
Zamioculcas loddigesii Schott
693.000 GONATOPUS Engl. 
Gonatopus angustus N.E. Br. N,E,S
Gonatopus rhizomatosus Bogner & Oberm.
Gonatopus boivinii (Decne.) Engl. E,S
Zamioculcas boivinii Decne.
723.000 AMORPHOPHALLUS Blume ex Decne. 
Amorphophallus abyssinicus (A. Rich.) N.E. Br.
subsp. unyikae (Engl. & Gehrm.) Ittenb. N,W,C
Amorphophallus unyikae Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus maximus (Engl.) N.E. Br.
subsp. fischeri (Engl.) Ittenb. ex Govaerts & Frodin N,C
Amorphophallus fischeri (Engl.) N.E. Br.
Amorphophallus schliebenii Mildbr.
Hydrosme fischeri Engl.
Amorphophallus mossambicensis (Schott) N.E. Br. N
Amorphophallus swynnertonii Rendle
Corynophallus mossambicensis
Hydrosome mossambicensis
748.000 ZANTEDESCHIA Spreng. 
Zantedeschia albomaculata (Hook.) Baill.
subsp. albomaculata N,C,E,S
Richardia albomaculata Hook.
Zantedeschia melanoleuca (Hook. f.) Engl.
Zantedeschia tropicalis (N.E. Br.) Letty var. tropicalis
755.000 COLOCASIA Schott 
*Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott N,E
Colocasia antiquorum Schott
764.000 STYLOCHAETON Lepr. 
Stylochaeton natalensis Schott
subsp. natalensis E,S
Stylochaeton gazensis Rendle
Stylochiton hennigii Engl.
Stylochaeton puberulus N.E. Br. N,W,C,E,S
791.000 PISTIA L. 
Pistia stratiotes L. N,W,C,S
794.000 SPIRODELA Schleid. 
Spirodela polyrrhiza (L.) Schleid. N,C
Lemna polyrrhiza L.
794.010 LANDOLTIA Les & D.J. Crawford 
Landoltia punctata (G. Mey.) Les & D.J. Crawford N,W,C
Lemna punctata G. Mey.
Spirodela punctata (G. Mey.) C.H. Thomps.
795.000 LEMNA L. 
Lemna aequinoctialis Welw. N,W,C,S
Lemna angolensis Hegelm.
Lemna paucicostata Engelm.
Lemna perpusilla Torr.
796.000 WOLFFIA Horkel ex Schleid. 
Wolffia globosa (Roxb.) Hartog & Plas W,E,S
Lemna globosa Roxb.
Wolffia cylindracea Hegelm.
796.010 WOLFFIELLA (Hegelm.) Hegelm. 
WOLFFIOPSIS Hartog & Plas 
Wolffiella rotunda Landolt N
Wolffiella welwitschii (Hegelm.) C. Monod W
Wolffiopsis welwitschii (Hegelm.) Hartog & Plas

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Checklist: Araceae]., retrieved 11 December 2023

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