Zamioculcas Schott sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Schott 1856. Syn. Aroid.. 71

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Distinguishing Features

Seasonally dormant or evergreen, rhizomatous geophytes; petiole geniculate apically, base greatly thickened and succulent; ultimate leaflets thick, fine venation reticulate; spathe with convolute tube and spreading blade; spadix constricted between male and female zones; flowers unisexual, perigoniate. Differs from Gonatopus in leaf blades pinnatisect (Gonatopus bi- to quadripinnatifid) and free stamens.

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