1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Alocasia (Schott) G.Don
      1. Alocasia lecomtei Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Vietnam.

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic

    Planta minor. Foliorum petiolus circ. 3 dm longus, ultra medium vagina basim versus valde dilatata instructus, superne tenuis, lamina peltata. cordato-ovata, margine haud undulata, a triente inferiore apicem versus longe angustata, tota 1,5 dm longa, inferne 1 dm lata, lobus anticus 1,2 dm longus, nervis lateralibus I. utrinque 3 a costa angulo valde acuto abeuntibus atque uno basali arcuatim sursum versis nervum collectivum a margine 3-4 mm remotum constituentibus, lobi postici semiorbiculares 5 cm lati, 2,5 cm longi, circ. 1,3 cm longe connati, sinu brevi valde obtuso sejuncti, nervis lateralibus I. basalibus utrinque 2 in costas breves (circ. 5 mm longas) conjunctis valde arcuatis. Cataphylla inflorescentiae antecedentia late lineari-lanceolata, longe et angustissime cuspidata. Pedunculi circ. 1,5 dm longi. Spathae tubus oblongo-ovoideus circ. 1,5 cm longus, lamina oblonga circ. 4,5 cm longa, 1,5 cm lata, breviter apiculata. Spadicis inflorescentia feminea (in specimine unico suppetente pistillis abortivis astigmaticis ovula haud gerentibus) 7-8 mm longa, 6 mm crassa, mascula sterilis paullum ultra 1 cm longa 3-3,5 mm crassa, fertilis 2,5 cm longa, appendix conoidea obtusiuscula 1 cm longa, profunde sulcata. Synandrodia tetragona, transverse rhomboidea valde depressa. Synandria triandra subturbinata.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Vietnam

    Alocasia lecomtei Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23E: 90 (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.

    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.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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