Arisarum Mill. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Mill. 1754. Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4.

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Distinguishing Features

Small, seasonally dormant geophytes; leaves few (1-3), blade cordate-sagittate, with reticulate fine venation; spathe tube with connate margins; spadix with sterile terminal appendix; flowers unisexual, perigone absent; female zone adnate to spathe. Differs from Arisaema in always having both sexes present in the same inflorescence, lower spathe margins connate and simple leaf blades.

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