Podolasia N.E.Br. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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N.E.Br. 1882. Gard. Chron.. , n.s., 1882(2): 70

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Distinguishing Features

Rhizomatous evergreen helophytes with short aerial stem; petiole with obvious spines, geniculate apically; leaf blade deeply sagittate to almost subtripartite; peduncle long, subequalling petiole; spathe ovate-lanceolate, fully expanded; spadix narrowly cylindric, stipitate; flowers bisexual, perigoniate. Differs from Cyrtosperma in petiole spines both straight and down-turned, aerial stem with distinct internodes and smooth, ± orbicular seeds to 7 mm in diameter.

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