1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aglaonema Schott
      1. Aglaonema pumilum Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Myanmar to S. Thailand.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    S. Myanmar (type) & Thailand.

    General Description

    Small, decumbent to creeping (?), evergreen herb, to 15 cm. Stem decumbent, often reddish, 0.3–0.5 cm thick. Leaves several together interspersed with conspicuous brown papery 3–4 cm cataphylls; petioles 3.5–7 cm; petiolar sheaths 1–3.5 cm long; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate, 8–13.2 × 2.3–5.2 cm, base unequal, usually rounded, obtuse to truncate, apex gradually acuminate; primary lateral venation not or only weakly differentiated, with 3–4 veins per side, variegation absent or ashy–blotched on the upper leaf surface. Inflorescence solitary; peduncle 3–5 cm long, often equalling the petiole; spathe ovate, 2–4.5 × 1–1.5 cm, decurrent for 0.4–1.0 cm; spadix thin-cylindrical, 1.5–2.0 cm long, briefly stipitate; stipe ca 2 mm; pistillate flower zone 2–4 mm with ca 5 flowers; staminate flower zone 1–1.7 cm × 2–3 mm, white; fruits ellipsoid, 1–1.5 × 0.5–0.8 cm.

    Habitat

    Not recorded.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Myanmar, Thailand

    Aglaonema pumilum Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Griffith [s.n.], Myanmar K000400036 syntype

    First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 530 (1893)

    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.

    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.
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    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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