Gorgonidium Schott sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Schott 1864. Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi. 1: 283

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Distinguishing Features

Seasonally dormant tuberous geophytes; leaf blade with reticulate fine venation; flowers unisexual, perigone absent; female flowers surrounded by a whorl of free staminodes; ovules orthotropous. Differs from Synandrospadix in staminodes in female flowers filiform to subclavate, male flowers with stamens free or connate to different degrees into a synandrium (always entirely connate in Synandrospadix) and leaf blades pinnatifid, pinnatisect or bipinnatifid.

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