Holochlamys Engl. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Engl. 1883. Malesia. 1: 265

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Distinguishing Features

Evergreen herbs with short erect stem; tissues with numerous, small trichosclereids occuring in bundles; petiole geniculate apically, sheath long; leaf blade simple, oblong to lanceolate, with fine venation parallel-pinnate; flowers bisexual, tepals connate into a truncate cup. Differs from Spathiphyllum in having a spathe which withers, then gradually decomposes after anthesis, connate tepals (Spathiphyllum has free or connate tepals), 1-locular ovary, many ovules and basal placentation.

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