1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Croatiella E.G.Gonç.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador.

    [CATE]

    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

    General Description

    Geophytic herb. Stem hypogeous, tuberous, with 3-6 connected tubers forming an elongated structure. Leaf solitary, erect; petiole with a long sheath, blade ovate-cordate, venation reticulate. Inflorescence solitary(?); spathe erect, not at all constricted at middle; spadix adnate to the spathe at the basal portion of the female zone; female and male flowers densely arranged, male zone with no sterile flowers in basal portion. Flowers diclinous, naked; male flowers (synandria) 3-6-androus, filaments fused up to the middle, thecae elliptic, dehiscing by a slit at the middle; pollen inaperturate, psilate, oblong; female flowers surrounded by 4-6 obpyramidal free staminodes, papillate at apex, ovary ovoid, 4-5-locular, each locule with a single orthotropous ovule, placentation basal. Infructescence unknown. Chromosome number unknown.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Croatiella E.G.Gonç. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 35: 323 (2005)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    CATE Araceae
    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0