Theriophonum Blume sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Blume 1837. Rumphia. 1: 127

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Distinguishing Features

Small, seasonally dormant tuberous herbs; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate to sagittate-hastate, fine venation reticulate; spadix male and female zones separated by zone of subulate to filiform sterile organs, terminal sterile appendix smooth; flowers unisexual, perigone absent. Differs from Typhonium, Arisaema and Arum in having apical and basal placentation (basal in Typhonium and Arisaema, parietal to subbasal in Arum ).

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