1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aglaonema Schott
      1. Aglaonema cochinchinense Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Indo-China to N. Peninsula Malaysia.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    N Peninsula Malayasia, Thailand, Cambodia (type of A. cambodianum), southern Vietnam (type).

    General Description

    Small, moderately robust, erect evergreen herb. Stem erect, not exceeding 15 cm. Leaves several together; petioles 8–22 cm; petiolar sheath short, with membranous margins, 3–5 cm long; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate to elliptic or narrowly elliptic, rather thinly leathery, 11–28 × 4–12.5 cm, base obtuse to rounded, frequently unequal, apex obtuse to acute, sometimes apiculate; mid-rib conspicuously raised adaxially; venation undifferentiated in living and dried plants. Inflorescences 1–2 together; peduncle 6–15 cm, frequently exceeding the subtending petiole; spathe oblong-ovate, 3–5 cm long, often apiculate, decurrent for 0.5–2 cm.; spadix cylindrical, 1.9–3.2 cm long, often exceeding the spathe at anthesis, stipitate; stipe 0.1–1.0 cm long; pistillate flower zone 0.4–0.7 cm long, with ca 10 flowers, these occasionally with clavate, associated staminodia; staminate flower zone tapering-cylindrical, 1.5–3.0 × ca 0.4 cm, white; fruits ellipsoid, ca 2 × 1 cm, green, ripening to red.

    Habitat

    Dry evergreen forest on limestone or limestone–derived soils, ca 150 m asl.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cambodia, Malaya, Thailand, Vietnam

    Aglaonema cochinchinense Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23Dc: 16 (1915)

    Accepted by

    • Boyce, P.C., Sookchaloem, D., Hetterscheid, W.L.A., Gusman, G., Jacobsen, N., Idei, T. & Nguyen, V.D. (2012). Flora of Thailand 11(2): 101-325. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Boyce, P.C., Sookchaloem, D., Hetterscheid, W.L.A., Gusman, G., Jacobsen, N., Idei, T. & Nguyen, V.D. (2012). Flora of Thailand 11(2): 101-325. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

    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