Specimen Information

Colocasia esculenta
(wild taro)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID234419
GroupPlants
GenusColocasia
Speciesesculenta
Common Namewild taro
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityGainesville, University of Florida campus between Bartram Hall and ICBR Shands; 100m W of Newell Rd., 0.2 mi S of Museum Rd along stormwater ditch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC12 Number030801021105
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10702
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2021
Title:University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History
Commentshabitat: disturbed ditch with running water; id notes: herb, spadix creamy white, spathe orange-yellow, extremely fleshy petioles, watery sap; det: HMC CollectorNumber: Cherry #63
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberFLAS 196387-8
VerifierW.B. Zomlefer, 1998
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/5/2023].

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