Family:
Araceae Juss.
Genus:
Pinellia Ten.

Pinellia tripartita (Blume) Schott

This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Hong Kong), S. Korea, Central & S. Japan to Nansei-shoto.

[CATE]

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

General Description
Tuber subglobose, ca. 2.5cm in diam.; cataphylls lanceolate, to 10cm. Leaves 2–5; petiole green, 30–35cm; leaf blade green, 3-partite; leaflets broadly ovate to ovate-oblong; anterior leaflet ca. 15 × 4–7cm, apex ca. 1.5cm; lateral leaflets smaller; primary lateral veins 8–12 per side on each leaflet, forming a distinct marginal collective vein, also with 2 thinner collective veins along margin. Inflorescence solitary; peduncle to 25cm, shorter than petioles, slender. Spathe whitish to light green, slightly constricted, 7–9(–10)cm; tube almost closed within by a transverse septum, gaping at base, oblong to subcylindric, ca. 3.5 × 1–1.25cm; limb gaping, boat-shaped, oblong, ca. 4 × 2.5cm. Spadix 20–25cm; female zone ca. 3cm, adnate to spathe; female flowers densely arranged; pistil 1–1.2mm; ovary ovoid, 0.9–1mm; style distinct, 0.2–0.3mm, attenuate; stigma sub-hemispheric; sterile zone between female and male zone 0.6– 0.7cm; male zone 1.8–2cm; thecae elongate, opening by a slit; appendix long exserted from spathe, sigmoid, 15–20cm, base ca. 3mm in diam., smooth. Berries pale green to whitish, ovoid, 1-seeded.  2n = 26, 52.
Habitat
Dense broad-leaved forests, forest margins, roadsides.
Phenology
Fl. May–Jul, fr. Jun–Sep.
Vernacular
san lie ye ban xia

Native to:

China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto

Pinellia tripartita (Blume) Schott appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
30726.000 No
Japan 37321.000 No

First published in Syn. Aroid.: 5 (1856)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • 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.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Zhu, G., Li, H. & Li, R. (2007). A synopsis and a new species of the E. Asian genus Pinellia (Araceae) Willdenowia 37: 503-522.

Literature

CATE Araceae

  • Hen(g) Li, Guang Hua Zhu, Boyce, P.C., Murata, J., Hetterscheid, W.L.A., Bogner, J. & Jacobsen, N. 2010. Araceae in Flora of China @ efloras.org.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Zhu, G., Li, H. & Li, R. (2007). A synopsis and a new species of the E. Asian genus Pinellia (Araceae) Willdenowia 37: 503-522.

  • 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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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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

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