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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Thaumatophyllum Schott
      1. Thaumatophyllum stenolobum (E.G.Gonç.) Sakur., Calazans & Mayo

        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.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Synonyms

    Other Data

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

    Bibliography

    First published in PhytoKeys 98: 64 (2018)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2019). World Checklist of Vascular Plants (WCVP Database) The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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