1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Amorphophallus Blume ex Decne.
      1. Amorphophallus carneus Ridl.

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Peninsular Thailand, N. Peninsular Malaysia (type).

    General Description

    Tuber subglobose, 2–10 × 2–7 cm, smooth, producing annual, large, shortly elongate offsets, these thickening to the apex, to ca 5 × 3 cm; petiole 20–80 × 1–2 cm, smooth, dirty white, greyish green, pinkish white, or reddish with reddish brown or very dark brown spots; leaf blade 30–80 cm, rachises winged in the distal half; leaflets elliptic-lanceolate, long acuminate, 6–25 × 2–9 cm, adaxially glossy green, main veins impressed. Inflorescence long pedunculate; peduncle appearance as petiole, 10–30 cm × 5–10 mm; spathe triangular-ovate, 9–15 × 8–11 cm, obtuse or acute, exterior pale brownish-whitish towards the base with a pinkish flush and with blackish brown spots, interior off-white with pale brownish veins, base within bearing many small, punctiform or slightly longitudinally elongate warts; spadix shortly stipitate, or sessile, shorter than, equalling or slightly longer than spathe, 8–15.5 cm long; stipe to ca 5 mm; pistillate flower zone cylindrical, 1–2.5 cm × ca 7–12 mm, flowers congested or more distant; ovaries strongly depressed, angular in cross-section, 1–1.5 × 3–4 mm, pale green,; style short, 0.5 × 1.5 mm, pale green; stigma large, disciform, slightly angular in cross-section, 1 × 3.5 mm, with 2–4 very shallow or more distinct hemispherical lobes, surface verruculose, dirty brown; staminate flower zone cylindrical or slightly obconical, 3.5–8.0 × 0.7–1.4 cm, flowers congested or slightly distant; staminate flowers (1–)2–5(–6)-androus; stamens white; appendix short, fusiform-conical, obtuse, 2–6 × 1–2 cm, pinkish or white, smooth, the base shallowly grooved. Fruit not seen.

    Habitat

    Limestone rocks.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malaya, Thailand

    Amorphophallus carneus Ridl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. 41: 47 (1904)

    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.
    • Mansor, M., Boyce, P.C., Othman, A.S. & Sulaiman, B. (2012). The Araceae of peninsular Malaysia: 1-146. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.
    • 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
    • Mansor, M., Boyce, P.C., Othman, A.S. & Sulaiman, B. (2012). The Araceae of peninsular Malaysia: 1-146. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.

    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 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