According to CATE Araceae[CATE]
CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org
- General Description
- Stem ascending, internodes short but distinct. Cataphylls soon decomposing into fibres which cover the internodes. LEAVES: Petiole up to 8 cm long, 6 - 7 mm thick, rounded abaxially, broadly canaliculated adaxially, geniculum short, 6 - 7 mm long and thick. Leaf blade coriaceous, bright green, paler abaxially, up to 35 cm long, up to 9 cm wide above the middle, oblong-lanceolate, acute, cuneately narrowed from the upper third or from the middle towards the base, midrib flattened at the base, further up acutely angled adaxially and abaxially, primary lateral veins 20 - 23 on each side, somewhat prominent, lowermost and sometimes even the middle ones ascending towards the margin and running out into it, middle and upper ones patent, joined into a collective vein separated from the margin by a distance of one quarter to one fifth of the half width of the blade. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slightly compressed, green, ca. 30 cm long. Spathe reflexed, lanceolate, long acuminate, purplish, 6 - 12 cm long, 1 - 2 cm wide. Spadix slightly attenuate upwards, dark purple, 12 - 15 cm long. Flowers 1.5 mm diam.
- Brazil. Origin unknown.
First published in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 1: 575 (1887)
- Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
- Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
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