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Published In: Meletemata Botanica 18. 1832. (Melet. Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: 8 species in Indomalaysia, Polynesia; mainly tropical. Represented in Pakistan by 1 cultivated species.


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Land or marshy tuberous monoecious herbs or shrubs. Leaves long petioled, reticulate, ovate or sagittate-cordate, peltate, basal lobes obtuse. Spathe limb deciduous; spadix included. Appendage ± clavate. Male and female flowers separated by a zone of neuter organs. Ovary unilocular, with many ovules on axile placentas.
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