Flora : Tacca chantrieri Andre ( bat flower, devil-flower ) from Rejang Land, Sumatra


This is Tacca chantrieri Andre also called bat flower, devil-flower ,that was found in Rejang Land Sumatra, not many record about this plant especially Tacca chantrieri Andre from sumatra
this picture was taken at talang rimbo lama village at may,03,2009. Rejang Lebong Regency. 
Tacca is a genus of ten species of flowering plants in the order Dioscoreales, native to tropical regions of Africa, Australia, and south-eastern Asia. In older texts, the genus was treated in its own family Taccaceae, but the 2003 APG II system incorporates it into the family Dioscoreaceae.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Dioscoreales
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Tacca
Species: Tacca chantrieri André
Image Location: Talang Rimbo Lama Village,South Curup District, Rejang Lebong Sumatra References:
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacca
  • http://www.henriettesherbal.com/pictures/p13/pages/tacca-chantrieri.htm
  • http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/98/2/449

1 komentar:

  1. I am from the village ?batu dewa. Could you please help us to see this plants? Boleh minta no hpnya

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