Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Colocasia esculenta
Araceae Juss.
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott , legitimate, scientific
Schott, H.W. in Schott, H.W. & Endlicher, S.F.L. (1832), Meletemata Botanica: 18 [comb. nov.]
basionym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 452 [secondary reference]
common name: Taro [n/a]
Evans, O.D. (1962), Araceae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, Flora Series 22: 10 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Arum colocasia L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Calladium acre R.Br. orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Caladium acre R.Br. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate common name: Taro [n/a]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 8 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 44 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 8 [secondary reference]
Rye, B.L. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Araceae. Flora of the Perth Region 2: 733 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate common name: Taro [n/a]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Araceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 273 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate common name: Taro [n/a]
Rye, B.L. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Araceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 982 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate common name: Taro [n/a]
Du Puy, D.J. (1993), Araceae. Flora of Australia 50: 439 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate
Hay, A. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Araceae. Flora of New South Wales 4: 34 [secondary reference]
common name: Taro [n/a]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 417 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Arum colocasia L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate common name: Taro [n/a]
Hyland, B.P.M., Gray, B. & Elick, R.W. in Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Appendix I: Provisional Species List. Fruits of the Rainforest: 301 [secondary reference]
Kenneally, K.F., Edinger, D.C. & Willing, T. (1996), Broome and Beyond. Plants and people of the Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley, Western Australia: 201 [secondary reference]
common name: Elephant's Ears [n/a] common name: Taro [n/a]
Cowie, I.D. in Cowie, I.D., Short, P.S. & Osterkamp Madsen, M. (2000), Araceae. Floodplain Flora. A flora of the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory, Australia: 215, Pl. 42, Fig. 45 [secondary reference]
common name: Taro [n/a]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Arum colocasia L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Calladium acre R.Br. orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Caladium acre R.Br. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia antiquorum Schott legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia esculenta var. aquatilis Hassk. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia esculenta var. acris (R.Br.) Schott legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), ChI (naturalised), NT, Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised)
CHAH (2007), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Colocasia esculentum B.Hyland orth. var. nomenclatural synonym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Caladium esculentum (L.) Vent. legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Colocasia antiquorum var. esculenta (L.) Schott ex Seem. legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Colocasia esculenta var. typica Engl. nom. inval. nomenclatural synonym: Colocasia antiquorum subsp. esculenta (L.) Haudr. legitimate
  • APC Comment: Varietal taxa not recognised in Qld, NSW, LHI and NI.
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), ChI (naturalised), NT, Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised)
Hay, A. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2011), Araceae. Flora of Australia 39: 268-270, Fig. 58 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Arum esculentum L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Arum colocasia L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Caladium acre R.Br. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia acris (R.Br.) Schott legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia esculenta var. aquatilis Hassk. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Colocasia esculenta var. acris (R.Br.) Schott legitimate common name: Taro [n/a]