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[ Amorpha ] [ Amorphophallus ] [ Amorphospermum ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Amorphophallus

devil's tongue
whitespot giant arum

Hierarchical position of the Genus Amorphophallus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Aridae Takht.
pub. 1997
   SuperOrdo  Aranae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
   Ordo  Arales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 65. 1829.
   Familia  Araceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 23. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Arums
   Tribus  Amorphophalleae (Schott) Engl.
pub. Nova Acta Acad. Leopold-Carol. 39: 144. 1876.
   Subtribus  Amorphophallinae Schott
pub. Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 122. 1 Mai-15 Aug 1860.
   Genus  Amorphophallus Blume ex Decne.
pub. (1834)

Named members of the Genus Amorphophallus

   Species  Blume ex Decne.
common name: amorphophallus
   Species  campanulatus Blume ex Decne.
syn. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
   Species  konjac K. Koch
common name: devil's tongue
   Species  paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson
common name: whitespot giant arum
   Species  rivieri Durieu
syn. Amorphophallus konjac

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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