Manihot walkerae NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports — Manihot walkerae ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.The fleshy, underground root stores water and nutrients, and produces new stems each year. which dies back during dry periods or following a freeze. The fleshy, underground root stores water and nutrients, and produces new stems each year. The plant has a dull almond odor caused by the presence of hydrogen cyanide in all parts of the plant.
FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Manihot walkerae, commonly known as Walker’s manihot, is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, that is native to the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the United States and Tamaulipas in Mexico. The specific name honours amateur botanist Thelma Ratcliff Walker, who discovered the type specimen near Mission and La Joya, Texas in 1942.