1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Anadendrum Schott

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Malesia.

    [CATE]

    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

    Distribution
    Indo-China to Papua New Guinea.
    General Description
    HABIT : climbing herbs. LEAVES : distichous. PETIOLE : geniculate apically, sheathed nearly to apex, sheath persistent or marcescent. BLADE : obliquely ovate-oblong, entire; primary lateral veins pinnate, running into marginal vein, higher order venation reticulate. INFLORESCENCE : 1-3 in each floral sympodium. PEDUNCLE : relatively long. SPATHE : oblong-ovate, boat-shaped to reflexed, greenish white, rostrate apically and overtopping the spadix, deciduous after anthesis. SPADIX : stipitate, cylindric. FLOWERS : bisexual, perigoniate; perigone membranaceous, a single cup-like structure, truncate, equalling or shorter than gynoecium. STAMENS : 4, filaments relatively short, broad, spathulate, connective slender, thecae linear-elliptic, dehiscing by longitudinal slit. POLLEN : inaperturate, subspheroidal, small (mean 22 µm.), exine psilate or subretipilate, pilae spinulose tipped and solitary, or united into groups of 2-4 or more. GYNOECIUM : ovary obconic or obpyramidal, subquadrangular, 1-locular, ovule 1, anatropous, funicle short, placenta basal, stylar region as broad as ovary, stigma transversely oblong. BERRIES : distinctly truncate apically, subglobose, orange red ( A. microstachyum). SEED : rounded, subglobose, testa smooth, glossy, embryo large, endosperm absent.
    Habitat
    Tropical humid forest; climbing hemiepiphytes, sometimes on rocks.
    Diagnostic
    Climbing hemiepiphytes; trichosclereids absent; higher order leaf venation reticulated, blade always entire; stigma transversely oblong; stamens always 4 per flower; perigone consisting of a single cup-like structure.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Maluku

    Native to:

    Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

    Anadendrum Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hay [2022], Malaysia 29047.734
    Boyce, P.C. [1407], Malaysia 63866.000
    Boyce, P.C. [1415], Malaysia 63963.000
    Wiriadinata, H. [13282], Indonesia K000501408

    First published in Bonplandia (Hannover) 5: 45 (1857)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Sources

    CATE Araceae
    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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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0