Alloschemone Schott sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Schott 1858. Gen. Aroid.. , App.: 99

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Distinguishing Features

Climbing hemiepiphytes with abundant trichosclereids; stem epidermis becoming distincly corky and longitudinally furrowed with age; adult leaf blade pinnatifid, flowers bisexual. Differs from Monstera in that it has a 1-locular ovary, ovule solitary, amphitropous with basal placentation.

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Typification

Type species - Alloschemone poeppigiana Schott, nom. illeg. (=A. occidentalis (Poepp.) Engl. & K. Krause).

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