1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Amorphophallus Blume ex Decne.
      1. Amorphophallus tenuistylis Hett.

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Thailand, Cambodia.

    General Description

    Tuber elongate, napiform, 11–16 × 2–5 cm, unbranched. Leaf solitary; petiole 70–80 cm × 7–9 mm, turgid, smooth, largely pale green with narrowly elongate-elliptic, pale to dark green spots, blackish green at the base, or largely dirty pale grey with elongate-elliptic, dark olive-green spots, often confluent, and some similar small dots near the base, or almost entirely dark olive-green with numerous small, greyish punctate spots; leaf blade 20–100 cm diam., rachises narrowly winged throughout; leaflets elliptic, elongate-elliptic or lanceolate, 5–12 × 2–3.5 cm, short acuminate; peduncle 30–100 cm × 7–20 mm, greyish to pale grey with elongate, often confluent, olive-green or dark brown spots and scattered small whitish dots; spathe erect, elliptic-lanceolate to elongate-triangular, 17–40 × 7–20 cm, base convolute and separated from the limb by a shallow constriction, apex acute, margin strongly sinuous, sometimes spirally twisting around the midrib, exterior appearance as petiole but limb flushed maroon, interior base pale to dark maroon, limb dark maroon, or dirty green with purple-brown flushes, darker near the margin, or dirty pale grey with orbicular, dark green spots around the midrib and the remainder dark purple, base within densely clothed with short and long, more or less fleshy, elongate, hair-like warts, sometimes with a few irregular branches; spadix sessile or stipitate, stipe to ca 7 mm, shorter to distinctly longer than spathe, 7–50 cm long; pistillate flower zone cylindrical, flowers slightly or distinctly distant, 1–6.5 × 1–2 cm (incl. styles), with or without a very short naked interstice at the apex; ovaries depressed, oval in outline, 2–4 × 1–2 mm, more or less bright pale green; style slender, 3–4 × 0.6–0.8 mm, dark brown or pale purple; stigma obconical, 1.5–2 × ca 1 mm, entire or shallowly, or distinctly 2–(3–)lobed, lobes hemispherical or conical, surface echinulate, off-white or pale yellow; sterile interstice absent or present, ca 8 mm, staminodes congested; staminate flower zone cylindrical or slightly conical, 3.5–11 × 1–1.5 cm, base truncate, flowers congested; staminate flowers (2–)4–6-androus, slightly enlarged in the lowermost part of the staminate flower zone, or staminodial; stamens 2–3 mm long; off-white or purplish brown; anthers 1.0–1.3 × 1.0–1.5 mm, dark brown to blackish brown; appendix elongate, thin, acute, in smaller inflorescences myosuroid, 2.5–32 cm × 4–10 mm, lower part sometimes verrucate, otherwise smooth, brownish grey. Fruit unknown.

    Habitat

    Open mixed bamboo & deciduous forest, on limestone, ca 200 m asl.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cambodia, Thailand

    Amorphophallus tenuistylis Hett. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Blumea 39: 279 (1994)

    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 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