Cyrtosperma Griff. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Griff. 1851. Not. Pl. Asiat.. 3: 149

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Distinguishing Features

Medium-sized to gigantic helophytes with thick, condensed, creeping rhizomes; petiole spiny, with spines all up-turned or both straight and up-turned, geniculate apically; leaf blade deeply sagittate to hastate-sagittate or ± tripartite, fine venation reticulate; flowers bisexual, perigoniate. Differs from African Lasimorpha in having petiole spines dispersed or in oblique combs, stamen filaments free, lacking stolons and in its tropical Asian to Oceania range. Differs from Lasia in non-spiny internodes and absence of subdivisions of leaf anterior lobe.

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