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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Central Brazil.

[CATE]

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

Distribution
Brazil (Goiás).
General Description
Stem erect, arborescent, covered with the scars of fallen leaves, with robust axillary prickles. LEAVES: Petioles flattened on the upper side, 62 cm long, 2.5 cm thick; blade triangular-sagittate in outline, bipinnatipartite, primary lateral divisions linear-lanceolate, acute, terminal division 3-furcate at the front, 2-furcate at the back; primary lateral veins distinctly prominent on both sides ('utrique'). INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 9 cm long. Spathe thick, tube green 11-15 cm long; blade externally green, internally white, ovate cucullate, cuspidate, 8-9 cm long, barely distinct. Spadix: female zone 2.7-4 cm long, dorsally adnate to the spathe almost up to halfway; sterile male zone ('6-5-10') cm long, fertile zone 8.5-10 cm long. Pistils truncate from above, 8-10 locular, ovules 6-9 per locule, bi-tri-seriate; stigma lobes not derived from the margin; Staminodes clavate, 6 mm long.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central

Thaumatophyllum mello-barretoanum (Burle-Marx ex G.M.Barroso) 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