Culcasia P.Beauv. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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P.Beauv. 1805. Fl. Oware. 1: 3

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Distinguishing Features

Root-climbing hemi-epiphytes or creeping terrestrials; petiole geniculate apically; leaf blade with resin canals and reticulate fine venation; spathe boat-shaped, not or hardly constricted; spadix fertile to apex; flowers unisexual, perigon absent; stamens free. Differs from Cercestis in leaf blades always simple, acute to rounded at base, ovaries 1-3 locular, spadix stipitate or sessile, male and female zones sometimes separated by zone of sterile flowers, and lacking flagelliform shoots.

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