Dracontioides Engl. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Engl. 1911. Pflanzenr.. , IV, 23C: 36

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Distinguishing Features

Helophytes with deep, erect, subterranean rhizome; petiole smooth to verruculate, geniculate at apex; leaf blade deeply sagittate to subtripartite; spadix hidden by spathe; flowers bisexual, perigoniate; seed reniform, strongly dentate-cristate. Differs from Urospatha in having a fornicate (arched forward and down) spathe, leaves often sparsely perforated, and endemism to Brazil (coastal Bahia and Espirito Santo).

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