Schismatoglottis Zoll. & Moritzi sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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H.Zollinger 1854. Syst. Verz.. 83

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Distinguishing Features

Small to large, usually terrestrial (sometimes rheophytic) evergreen herbs; leaf blade narrow-elliptic to cordate-sagittate, sometimes variegated, submarginal collective vein absent, fine venation parallel-pinnate to transversely reticulate; spathe constricted, spathe limb deciduous after flowering; spadix usually but not always with terminal zone of sterile flowers; flowers unisexual, perigone absent; anthers truncate, never horned; ovules anatropous to hemianatropous, placentation parietal . Differs from other genera of the Schismatoglottideae in petiole sheath usually not ligulate.

Distribution

Trop. & Subtrop. Asia, SW. Pacific, S. Trop. America.

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Typification

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