Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 26, Number 1 (2003); Pages 16-21
Elucidating the elusive Taccarum warmingii (Araceae - Tribe Spathicarpeae)
By Eduardo G. Gonçalves     (Buy)


Since it was described by Adolf Engler in 1880, the exact identity of the Brazilian Taccarum warmingii has remained obscure. Recently, the type material of this species was examined and a new collection was made in Espirito Santo state, Eastern BraziL Taccarum warmingii is described in details and illustrated, also based on living specimens now in cultivation. A revised key for the genus Taecarum is also presented.


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