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  Typhonium blumei Nicol. & Sivadasan ("T. divaricatum")
From: "Alan Galloway" alan_galloway at bellsouth.net> on 2003.02.05 at 12:46:41(9929)
Typhonium blumei Nicol. & Sivadasan ("T. divaricatum"This message forwarded onto the list for Susanne Renner.....

Subject: Typhonium blumei Nicol. & Sivadasan ("T. divaricatum")

A color pictures and a drawing of blumei and roxburghii are included in

Jenn-Che Wang and Kuoh-Cheng Yang, The Genus Typhonium (Araceae) in Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. (1996) 37: 159-163.

Great drawings also appear in

Dan Nicolson & M. Sivadasan, an important paper on confused names in Typhonium (Blumea 27: 483-497, 19810.

emael: M Sivadasan"

Divaricatum is an illegitimate name. Engler used it for a species whose correct name is blumei, but later authors have also used it for other species of Typhonium.


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