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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Bahia, Goiás).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CATE]

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

Habitat
In riverine marshes {Harley et al. 21963) or among rocks (Irwin et al. 14570), river margins in cerrado.
Distribution
Brazil (Bahia, Goiás).
General Description
STEM: decumbent, to l m tall, up to about 4.5 cm in diam., internodes 0.5-9 mm long; prophyll scars 4-8 mm long; intravaginal squamules lacking; foliage leaf scars obliquely and transversely elliptic, 2 cm long, 3 cm wide. LEAF: prophyll c. 23 cm long; petiole 36-46 cm long, 0.6-0.7 cm diam. at apex, sheath 9-11 cm long; leaf blade elongate-sagittate, coriaceous, yellow-green, margins entire, sometimes repand, overall length 39-46 cm long, overall width 16-21 cm; anterior division 30-35 cm long, 16-21 cm wide, apex acute to subacute, primary lateral veins 5-7 per side, arising at an angle of 40-75° to midrib, paler than blade on upper surface; posterior divisions 8-10 cm long, 0.2 x overall blade length, 9-10 cm wide, basal ribs denuded for 2.5-3.5 cm, tip obtuse to rounded, primary acroscopic veins 1-2, primary basiscopic veins lacking. INFLORESCENCE: peduncle (8.5-)15.5-21 cm long, 1-2 cm diam. at apex; spathe (11-)12.5-16.5 cm long, (1.3 —)1.5 — 3 cm diam., decurrent for 2-3.5 cm, outer surface green to pale green; spadix 10-12-5 cm long, fertile male zone 2.8-3.5 cm long, 1.3-1.4 cm diam., ellipsoid, thicker than upper part of sterile zone, sterile male zone 5-5 5 cm long, 1.2 - 1.4(-1.8) cm diam., subcylindric, thicker at base, female zone 2.5-3 cm long, 1.1-1.5 cm diam. FLOWERS: stamens 4 mm long, 1.1-1.4 mm diam. at apex; staminodes 3.3-3.8 mm long, 1.9-2.5 mm diam. at apex, shortly and squatly clavate, tapering strongly to base, prismatic, apex ± truncate; gynoecium 6-6.5 mm long, ± flask-shaped, ovary 2-3 mm long, 2.5-3 mm diam., ± ventricose, broader than style, locules 4-6, ovules 2-3 per locule, inserted in cluster towards locule base, style longer than ovary, c. 4 mm long, compitum very long, penetrating ovary axis usually as far as the upper third but sometimes to halfway down, ridged along its length, raphide cells concentrated around lower half, style crown distinctly lobed, tannin cells only sparsely present in style lobes, central dome lacking, stylar canals short, entering locules about halfway down, stigma 3.5-4 mm diam., covering style lobes, ± lacking tannin hairs. INFRUCTESCENCE: not seen.

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1986 Harley, R.M. [21963], Bahia Philodendron dardanianum K000303407 isotype
May 1, 1986 Harley, R.M. [21963], Bahia Philodendron dardanianum K000303409 isotype
May 1, 1986 Harley, R.M. [21963], Bahia Philodendron dardanianum K000303408 isotype

First published in PhytoKeys 98: 60 (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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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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