Pinellia Ten. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Ten. 1839. Atti Accad. Sci. Fis.. 4: 69

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Distinguishing Features

Seasonally dormant, tuberous geophytes; leaf blade trifid to trisect, sometimes cordate, submarginal collective vein present, fine venation reticulate; female zone of the spadix dorsally adnate to the spathe; spadix with a smooth, elongate terminal sterile appendix; spathe forming transverse partial septum between male and female zones; flowers unisexual, perigone absent; ovary 1-ovulate. Differs from Arisaema by adnation of female zone to spathe, presence of spathe transverse septum and flowers both sexes always present in spadix.

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