1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aglaonema Schott
      1. Aglaonema modestum Schott ex Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Bangladesh to S. China.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1700 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    [CATE]

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

    Vernacular
    guang dong wan nian qing
    Habitat
    Dense forests, also widely cultivated in gardens as evergreen ornamental plants.
    Phenology
    Fl. May, fr. Oct–Nov.
    General Description
    Plants erect. Stems green, 40–70cm, 1.5–2cm in diam. Leaves mostly crowded at stem apex; petiole green, 5–20cm, sheathing for more than 1/2 length; leaf blade pale green abaxially, green adaxially, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, base obtuse or broadly cuneate, apex acuminate; primary lateral veins 4 or 5 per side, ascending and arching, secondary ones indistinct, parallel to primary veins. Peduncle (5–)10–12.5cm. Spathe oblong-lanceolate, (5.5–)6–7 × 1.5–2cm, apex long acuminate. Spadix cylindric, ca. 2/3 of spathe length, with a stipe ca. 10mm; female zone 5–8mm; ovary subglobose; style short; stigma disciform; male zone elongate, 2–3cm × 3–4mm; stamen apex truncate, quadrangular; anthers dehiscent by a pore. Berry green to yellow-red, red when ripe, oblong, ca. 20 × 8 mm. Seed oblong, ca. 1.7 cm.
    [CATE]
    Use
    The plant is used externally as a medicine to treat snake and insect bites, hydrophobia, abscesses, and swelling.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

    Aglaonema modestum Schott ex Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 22, 1963 Kerr, A.F.G. [1160], Thailand K000291607 syntype
    Oct 22, 1963 Kerr, A.F.G. [1160], Thailand K000291608 syntype
    59405.000

    First published in A.L.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 2: 442 (1879)

    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.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Toha, A.M.M., Rahman, M.A., Boyce, P.C. & Wilcock, C.C. (2004). Notes on the Araceae 1: Some new recors for Bangladesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 28: 347-354.
    • 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.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Toha, A.M.M., Rahman, M.A., Boyce, P.C. & Wilcock, C.C. (2004). Notes on the Araceae 1: Some new recors for Bangladesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 28: 347-354.

    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

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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