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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bangladesh to China (SW. Yunnan) and Malesia.

[CATE]

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

Phenology
Apr–Jun, fr. Sep–Oct.
Habitat
Dense valley forests.
General Description
Plants perennial, erect. Stems dark green, cylindric, 40–80cm tall, 1–2cm in diam., rooting at nodes; internodes 2–3cm, at distal part 5–10mm; cataphylls early caducous, broadly linear, 4–7cm, apex abruptly acute. Leaves usually 5 or 6, densely crowded at stem apex; petiole green, 6–15cm, proximally sheathing; leaf blade initially involute, afterward spreading, pale green abaxially, dark green adaxially, ovate-oblong, 10–25 × 5.5–11cm, thinly leathery, base truncate-rounded, subcordate, or decurrent, apex caudate-acuminate or abruptly long acuminate; primary lateral veins 6–8 per side, ascending and arching. Peduncle green, 2–6cm. Spathe initially involute-tubular, afterward opening by a slit, cymbiform, ovoid, 3–4.5 × ca. 1.3cm. Spadix 2.5–4.5cm, slightly longer than or equaling spathe; female zone ca. 5mm; ovary globose; ovule basal; stigma sessile, circular; male zone 2–3 cm; stamens 4; anthers 2-celled. Berry oblong, 12–18 × 7–10 mm. Seed oblong, 11–15 mm.
Vernacular
yue nan wan nian qing

Native to:

Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Aglaonema simplex (Blume) Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2000 Horsefield [s.n.], Indonesia K000291613 holotype
Jun 1, 2000 Horsefield [s.n.], Indonesia K000291614 Unknown type material
Jun 1, 2000 Lugduno-Batavo [s.n.], Indonesia K000291615 syntype
Oct 10, 1963 Ridley [9508], Malaysia K000291546 lectotype
Oct 7, 1963 Scortechini [s.n.] K000291547 Unknown type material
Aug 1, 1963 Griffith [5985], Malaysia K000291605 lectotype
Aug 1, 1963 Griffith, W. [5984], Peninsular Malaysia K000291549 syntype
Jul 13, 1962 Curtis [s.n.] K000291548 Unknown type material
Jul 13, 1962 Griffith, W. [5984], Peninsular Malaysia K000291550 Unknown type material
Jul 13, 1962 Griffith, W. [5984], Peninsular Malaysia K000291551 Unknown type material
Jul 12, 1962 Kerr, A.F.G. [1160], Thailand K000291609 syntype
Jul 12, 1962 Motley, J. [876] K000291616 holotype
Jul 11, 1962 Griffith [5981], Burma K000291612 holotype
Jul 11, 1962 King's collector [537], Nicobar Is. K000881731 lectotype
Jul 11, 1962 Kurz, W.S. [s.n.], Andaman Is. K000881730 syntype
18907.000
Malaysia 22426.000
Malaysia 37985.000
Anderson, J.A. [4218/65] 27516.000

First published in Rumphia 1: 152 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Sasikala, K., Vajravelu, E. & Daniel, P. (2019). Fascicles of Flora of India 29: 1-357. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Boyce, P.C., Sookchaloem, D., Hetterscheid, W.L.A., Gusman, G., Jacobsen, N., Idei, T. & Nguyen, V.D. (2012). Flora of Thailand 11(2): 101-325. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Mansor, M., Boyce, P.C., Othman, A.S. & Sulaiman, B. (2012). The Araceae of peninsular Malaysia: 1-146. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  • Kurniawan, A., Adjie, B. & Boyce, P.C. (2011). Studies on the Araceae of Sulawesi I: New taxa of Schismatoglottis and Homalomena, and a preliminary checklist and keys for Sulawesi Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 61: 40-50.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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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