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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central China (to Hunan).
Arisaema fargesii

[CATE]

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

General Description
Plants dioecious. Tuber subglobose, 3–5cm in diam., with a few tubercles. Cataphylls 3, brown, inner one ca. 15 cm. Leaf solitary; petiole 20–40cm, base 6–7mm in diam., proximal 1/4 sheathing into pseudostem; leaf blade 3-foliolate; leaflets sessile, membranous; central leaflet rhombic or ovate-oblong to ovate, 12–32 × 9–27cm, base shortly cuneate or combined with lateral leaflets, apex acute; lateral leaflets obliquely elliptic, outer side semiovate, 9–23 × 6–16cm. Peduncle emerging from pseudostem, slender and shorter than petioles, 18–26cm. Spathe purple with whitish longitudinal lines; tube subcylindric, 4–8 × 1.5–2cm, throat margins recurved and auriculate; limb arching or suberect, narrowly triangular, 6–12 × 4–4.5cm, apex long acuminate with a tail 1–4cm. Spadix unisexual; female zone ca. 2 cm; ovary obovoid; stigma subsessile, papillose; male zone cylindric, 2.5–3 cm × 4–5 mm; synandria of 2–4 stamens; thecae ovoid, opening by an apical pore. Appendix robust, suberect or slightly recurved, narrowly conic, long acuminate toward apex, 4.5–9cm, proximal part 7–15mm in diam., base attenuate into a short stipe, apex obtuse, ca. 5 mm in diam.
Phenology
Fl. May-Jun.
Habitat
Forests, thickets, in rocks.
Vernacular
pang xie qi

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast

Arisaema fargesii Buchet appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bogner, J., China 45264.000
Armand, J. 51791.000

First published in Notul. Syst. (Paris) 1: 371 (1911)

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.
  • Gusman, G. & Gusman, L. (2006). The Genus Arisaema. A monograph for botanists and nature lovers, ed. 2: 1-474. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell.
  • Ma, Z. & Li, H. (2017). The genus Arisaema (Araceae: Aroideae: Arisaemateae) in China - A taxonomic revision and annotated list of species Aroideana 40: 49-134.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

CATE Araceae

  • Hen(g) Li, Guang Hua Zhu, Boyce, P.C., Murata, J., Hetterscheid, W.L.A., Bogner, J. & Jacobsen, N. 2010. Araceae in Flora of China @ efloras.org.

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

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

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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

Kew Science Photographs
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