1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Alocasia (Schott) G.Don
      1. Alocasia hainanica N.E.Br.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Hainan to N. Vietnam.

    [CATE]

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

    Vernacular
    nan hai yu
    Phenology
    Fl. Nov.
    Habitat
    Secondary forests in valleys.
    General Description
    Herbs, medium sized to rather small, evergreen. Stem short, epigeal. Leaves few together; petiole 28–32 × ca. 1cm, slender, sheathing to ca. 1/2 length; leaf blade weakly peltate, ovate-sagittate, ca. 25 × 13cm, thinly membranous, apex acute; posterior lobes ovate-oblong, 8–10 × ca. 5cm; lateral veins 4 or 5 on each side. Inflorescences solitary; peduncle cylindric, slender, ca. 18cm × 4–5mm. Spathe ca. 6.5cm, weakly constricted; tube narrowly ovoid, ca. 15 × 8mm, glaucous; limb erect, narrowly oblong, ca. 5 × 2cm, apex long acuminate. Spadix slightly shorter than spathe; female zone cylindric, 1–1.2cm; pistil ovoid; style short; stigma ± 3- or 4-lobed; sterile zone narrowly cylindric, 6–7cm × ca. 2mm; synandrodes depressed, rhombic-hexagonal in outline, ca. 2 × 2.5mm; male zone ca. 15 × 5mm; synandria comprised of 6 stamens, rhombic-hexagonal, ca. 2 × 2mm; appendix narrowly conic, ca. 1.1 × 0.3–0.4cm, acute. Infructescence and fruit unknown.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Hainan, Vietnam

    Alocasia hainanica N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Henry, A. [8679], Hainan Alocasia hainanensis K000675784 isotype

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 36: 183 (1903)

    Accepted by

    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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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    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/
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    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/
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