1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Alocasia (Schott) G.Don
      1. Alocasia grata Prain ex Engl. & Krause

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Myanmar.

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic

    Caudex abbreviatus, teres, validus, 2-3 cm crassus. Foliorum petiolus 6-8 dm longus ima basi vagina 6 cm tantum longa praeditus; lamina tenuiter coriacea sagittata, 3,2-3,6 dm longa, lobus anticus ovato-triangularis apice acuminato-cuspidatus, latitudine sua vix dimidio longior, basin versus paullum contractus, 2-2,6 dm longus, basi usque ad 2 dm latus, nervis lateralibus primariis utrinque 5-6 a costa abeuntibus leviter arcuatis; lobi postici triangulares subacuti, 1.5-2 dm longi, basi breviter (ad circ. 3 cm) connati, reliqua parte sinu profundo triangulari sejuncti, costis posticis angulo acuto divergentibus. Spathae tubus oblongo-ovoideus, 3 cm longus, lamina cymbiformis concava apice. acuminata, 1 dm longa, 3 cm lata. Inflorescentia feminea cylindrica 1.5 cm long, inflorescentia mascula sterilis inferior 1.5 cm longa, fertilis 2 cm longa, appendix anguste conoidea subacuta, 6 cm longa. Baccae rubrae, late ovoideae vel sphaericae, 5-8 mm longae, plerumque dispermae, seminibus ovoideis.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Myanmar

    Alocasia grata Prain ex Engl. & Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 23E: 93 (1920)

    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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Engler, A. Araceae-Colocasioideae. Das Pflanzenreich, IV E 23, 1–139 (1920).

    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/
    © 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