Xanthosoma sagittifolium

Family:ARACEAE
Species:Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.)Schott
Common Name:ARROWLEAF ELEPHANT'S EAR
Plant Notes:**
Status:Not Native, EPPC(II), FACW (DEP)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyARACEAE
Genus Xanthosoma
Species Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.)Schott - ARROWLEAF ELEPHANT'S EAR

Citation

Citation XANTHOSOMA SAGITTIFOLIUM (Linnaeus) Schott, in Schott & Endlicher, Melet. Bot. 19. 1832.
Basionym: Arum sagittifolium Linnaeus 1753.
Type: JAMAICA: Without data (lectotype: Sloane, Voy. Jamaica Nat. Hist. 2: t. 106(2). 1725). Lectotypified by R. A. Howard, Fl. Less. Antill., Monocot. 398. 1979.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua FLAS  
Broward USF  
Collier USF  
Glades USF  
Hernando USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Lake MISSA  
Leon FSU  
Marion MISSA  
Miami-Dade USF  
Okeechobee USF  
Orange USF  
Pinellas USF  
Polk USF  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Lucie FLAS  
Sumter USF  
Volusia USF  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Arum sagittifolium Arum sagittifolium Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 966. 1753. TYPE: JAMAICA: Without data (lectotype: Sloane, Voy. Jamaica Nat. Hist. 2: t. 106(2). 1725). Lectotypified by R. A. Howard, Fl. Less. Antill., Monocot. 398. 1979.
Caladium sagittifolium Caladium sagittifolium (Linnaeus) Ventenat, Mag. Encycl. 4: 471. 1801; Arch. Bot. (Leipzig) 2: 351. 1801; J. Bot. (Schrader) 4: 319. 1801.BASIONYM: Arum sagittifolium Linnaeus 1753. 
Xanthosoma atrovirens Xanthosoma atrovirens K. Koch & Bouche, Index Sem. Hort. Bot. Berol. 1854(App.): 3. 1855, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Arum sagittifolium Linnaeus 1753. 
Acontias wendlandii Acontias wendlandii Schott, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 8: 178. 1858. TYPE: COSTA RICA:
Arum xanthorrhizon Arum xanthorrhizon Jacquin, Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 2: 32, t. 188. 1797.  
Caladium edule Caladium edule G. Meyer, Prim. Fl. Esseq. 272. 1818. TYPE: SURINAM:
Caladium xanthorrhizon Caladium xanthorrhizon (Jacquin) Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 4: 490. 1805.BASIONYM: Arum xanthorrhizon Jacquin 1797. 
Xanthosoma edule Xanthosoma edule (G. Meyer) Schott, in Schott & Endlicher, Melet. Bot. 19. 1832.BASIONYM: Claldium edule G. Meyer 1818. 
Xanthosoma hoffmannii var. wendlandii Xanthosoma hoffmannii (Schott) Schott, forma wendlandii (Schott) Engler, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 3(2): 191. 1878.BASIONYM: Acontias wendlandii Schott 1858. 
Xanthosoma utile Xanthosoma utile K. Koch & Bouche, Index Sem. Hort. Berol. 1854(App.): 2. 1854.  
Xanthosoma wendlandii Xanthosoma wendlandii (Schott) Schott, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 15: 33. 1865.BASIONYM: Acontias wendlandii Schott 1858. 
Xanthosoma xanthorrhizon Xanthosoma xanthorrhizon (Jacquin) K. Koch, Bonplandia 4: 4. 1856.BASIONYM: Arum xanthorrhizon Jacquin 1797.