The Genus Asterostigma

by Wilbert Hetterscheid (heavily leaning on Goncalves' data, publications and pers. comm.)

With the recent studies by Eduardo Goncalves on the taxonomy of the Spathicarpeae finished, we now have a reliable list of species to present here. Recommended recent literature:

Bogner, J., 1997. New taxa of Araceae. Sendtnera 4: 5 - 12.

Goncalves, E.G., 1999. A revised key for the genus Asterostigma C.A. Fisch. & Mey. (Araceae: Tribe Spathicarpeae) and a new species from Southeastern Brazil. Aroideana 22: 30 - 33.

Goncalves, E.G. 2002. PhD thesis on a full scale revision of the tribe Spathicarpeae (in Portuguese but to be translated into English).

Andromycia cubense A. Rich. = A. cubense

A. colubrinum Schott

A. concinnum Schott

A. cryptostylum Bogn.

A. cubense (A. Rich.) K. Krause ex Bogn.

A. dracontium Stellfeld = A. vellozianum

A. fabrisii Crisci = Gorgonidium vermicidum (Speg.) Bogn. & Nicolson

A. integrifolium Madison (this will be transferred to a new genus.

A. langsdorffii K. Koch = A. lividum

A. lineolatum Schott = A. concinnum

A. lividum (Lodd.) Engl.

A. lombardii E.G. Gonc.

A. lorentzianum Engl. = Gorgonidium vermicidum (Speg.) Bogn. & Nicolson

A. luschnathianum Schott

A. pavonii Schott = Incarum pavonii Schott

A. reticulatum E.G. Gonc. (not published as yet)

A. riedelianum (Schott) Kuntze

A. tweedianum Schott

A. vellozianum Schott (this might turn out not to be an Asterostigma but new material is needed)

A. vermicidum (Speg.) Hauman & Vanderveken = Gorgonidium vermicidum (Speg.) Bogn. & Nicolson

A. vermitoxicum Griseb. = Synandrospadix vermitoxicus (Griseb.) Engl.

Caladium lividum Lodd. = A. lividum

Rhopalostigma riedelianum Schott = A. riedelianum


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