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Aglaonema nitidum

Aglaonema nitidum, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Alismatales

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Aroideae
Tribus: Aglaonemateae
Genus: Aglaonema
Sectio: Aglaonema sect. Aglaonema
Species: Aglaonema nitidum

Aglaonema nitidum (Jack) Kunth, 1841

Calla nitida Jack, Malayan Misc. 1(1): 24 (1820).
Arum integrifolium Link, Enum. Pl. 2: 394 (1822).
Aglaonema oblongifolium Schott, Wiener Z. Kunst 1829: 892 (1829), nom. superfl.
Aglaonema integrifolium (Link) Schott in H.W.Schott & S.L.Endlicher, Melet. Bot.: 20 (1832).
Aglaonema princeps Kunth, Enum. Pl. 3: 55 (1841).
Aglaonema helferi Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 529 (1893).
Aglaonema oblongifolium var. curtisii N.E.Br., Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 21: 70 (1897).
Aglaonema oblanceolatum Alderw., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 4: 322 (1922).
Aglaonema oblanceolatum f. maximum Alderw., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 4: 323 (1922).
Aglaonema nitidum f. curtisii (N.E.Br.) Nicolson, Baileya 15: 126 (1968).
Aglaonema nitidum var. helferi (Hook.f.) Nicolson, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 1: 37 (1969).
Aglaonema nitidum f. cinereum Jervis, Aglaonema: 31 (1980).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia Tropical
Bangladesh; Borneo; Jawa; Malaya; Myanmar; Sumatera; Thailand; Vietnam

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Kunth, C.S. 1841. Enum. Pl. 3: 56 (1841)


Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Aglaonema nitidum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Aglaonema nitidum. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 29 2018.
Hassler, M. 2018. Aglaonema nitidum. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 29. Reference page.
The Plant List 2013. Aglaonema nitidum in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 29. 2018. Aglaonema nitidum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 29 Oct. 2018.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Aglaonema nitidum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

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