Lasia Lour. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Lour. 1790. Fl. Cochinch.. 81

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Clump-forming, evergreen helophytes; stem prickly, aerial, and scrambling to prostrate, internodes distinct, green; petiole prickly, weakly geniculate at apex; leaf blade usually pinnatifid, rarely sagittate or bipinnatifid, fine venation reticulate; spathe spirally twisted, erect, thickened, spongy, marcescent to deciduous; flowers bisexual, perigoniate, tepals free; berries shortly spiny to smooth at apex.

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