Symplocarpus Salisb. ex Nutt. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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W.Barton 1817. Veg. Mat. Med.. 1: 124

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Distinguishing Features

Seasonally dormant geophytes with thick, erect rhizomes; leaf blade subcordate to cordate-ovate, fine venation reticulate to transverse-reticulate; spadix stipitate, subglobose; spathe boat-shaped or hooded, enclosing the spadix; flowers bisexual, periogoniate, with 4 tepals. Differs from Lysichiton in dark, boat-shaped or hooded spathe inserted just below spadix, spadix enclosed within spathe, subglobose with a short stipe.

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