The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Alocasia heterophylla (C.Presl) Merr. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Alocasia (family Araceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 6745) with original publication details: Philipp. J. Sci., C 3: 220 1908.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Alocasia manilensis Engl. Synonym H WCSP
Alocasia warburgii Engl. Synonym H WCSP
Caladium heterophyllum C.Presl Synonym H WCSP
Colocasia heterophylla (C.Presl) Kunth Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-6745, and has not been changed.