Bucephalandra Schott sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Schott 1858. Gen. Aroid.. : t. 56:

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Minute to medium sized evergreen rheophytes; petiole sheath with long marcescent ligule; leaf blade simple, elliptic to linear-oblanceolate, apex with tubular mucro, fine venation parallel-pinnate; spathe persistent in lower half, upper part caducous; spadix with terminal appendix of staminodes; thecae horned; stigma smaller than ovary. Differs from Phymatarum in unconstricted spathe, flattened sterile flowers between male and female flowers and smooth or verrucose male flowers.

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