Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Family Profile
Family Description

A monogeneric family.


Tacca - A genus of about 11 species, pantropic but best developed in SE Asia and Polynesia; one or two species occur naturally in Australia. Drenth (1972); Hewson (1986).


Drenth, E. (1972). A revision of the family Taccaceae. Blumea 20:367-406.

Hewson, H.J. (1986). Taccaceae. In 'Flora of Australia'. Vol. 46, (Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.), pp. 174-176.

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