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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Goiás to Bahia).

[CATE]

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

Distribution
Brazil: Distrito Federal, Goiás, Minas Gerais.
General Description
Stem erect, subflexuous, rooting occasionally, 6 feet high, covered with dense, dark white, elliptic rhomboid leaf scars on the stem. LEAVES: Petiole terete, somewhat flattened on the upper surface, canaliculate at the base, 90-120 cm long; Blade 45-50 cm long, 50-60 cm wide, coriaceous, dark green and glossy on the upper surface, cordate-ovate in outline, bipinnatipartite, basal sinus deep, very open; primary lobes ca. 10, lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, up to 3-4-laciniate, lacinia [slash] narrow, gradually acuminate to the apex, rather obtuse, middle [one] very long, rather acute, terminal lobe bilobed or trilobed, lobes obtuse, primary veins strongly prominent, spreading almost at right angles from the midrib, barely reaching the apex, secondary veins very slender, very numerous, sub-parallel. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle very short. Spathe ca. 25 cm long, externally green, internally white, boat-shaped, the tube barely distinct from the blade, apex apiculate. Spadix cylindric, firstly included, thereafter long-stretched out, bent back and overtopping the spathe; female zone 5-6 cm long, dorsally adnate to the spathe for 2/3 its length, sterile male zone 12-13 cm long, fertile zone 10-11 cm long, somewhat more slender than the sterile zone. Pistils prismatic, stigma thick, sessile, 6-7 mm long, 14-16 locular, locules 5-6-ovulate. Staminodes subclavate, 6 mm long. Stamens 8 mm long, yellow, oblong; seeds pale, oblong.

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

Thaumatophyllum lundii (Warm.) Sakur., Calazans & Mayo appears in other Kew resources:

First published in PhytoKeys 98: 61 (2018)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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.
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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