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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Espírito Santo).

[CATE]

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

General Description
STEM decumbent or semi-erect, rarely branching 0.5-1.5 m tall, 3-10 cm thick; adventitious roots abundant, with lenti-cels; internodes 1-2 mm long, brown; pro-phyll scars 2-8 mm long, lighter than the internodes; intmvaginal squamules deciduous; foliage leaf scars rounded to transverse elliptic, 1.2-1.5 cm long, 2.1-2.3 cm wide, concolorous with prophyll scars. LEAF: 8-12 per crown; prophyll 35-40 cm long, 6-8 cm wide at base; petiole 68-77 cm long, subequaling the leaf blade, 1 cm diam. at apex, sulcate adaxially with rounded margins; leaf blade triangular in outline, upper surface dark green, semi-glossy, margins entire, drying brown, overall length 50-90 cm, overall width 24-40 cm, usually wider below petiole attachment; anterior division 37.5-79 cm long, 14-29 cm wide, apex acute to shortly acuminate; primary lateral veins 4-5 per side, regularly spaced, paler than lamina in both surfaces, arising at an angle of 50-70°; posterior divisions 25-26 cm long, 0.42-0.55 X overall blade length, 24-40 cm wide, basal ribs denuded for 2.5-5 cm, tip rounded, primary acroscopic veins 1-2, primary basioscopic lobes usually absent, rarely 1-5 poorly developed, basioscopic lamina area -well developed, sinus between posterior divisions rhomboidal. INFLORESCENCE: peduncle 5.5-8 cm long, 1-1.3 cm diam at apex; spathe 18 cm long, 5.5 cm diam at middle, light glossy green on outer surface, white on inner surface; spadix 18 cm long, fertile male zone 5 cm, cm diam., subcylindric, sterile male zone 7 cm, longer than fertile male zone cm diam., thicker basally, conspicuously thicker than fertile male zone, female zone 6 cm, 2.5 cm diam. FLOWERS: stamens 4-6 mm long, 0.8 mm diam. at apex; staminodes 5-6 mm long, longest at base of sterile zone, at apex 1-1.2 mm diam., subprismatic, usually flattened tapering gradually and then abruptly to base; gynoecium 3-4.5 mm long, ovary cylindric, 1-1.5 mm diam., locules 7-8 per ovary, ovules 2-3 per locule, style body slightly narrower than the ovary, central dome absent, stigma 1.5-2 mm diam. FRUIT unknown.
Distribution
Brazil (Espírito Santo).
Habitat
Hemiepiphyte in forest or occasionally terrestrial in open areas.

Native to:

Brazil Southeast

Thaumatophyllum stenolobum (E.G.Gonç.) Sakur., Calazans & Mayo appears in other Kew resources:

First published in PhytoKeys 98: 64 (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