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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Yunnan: Gongshan).

[CATE]

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

General Description
Lianas. Stem green, cylindric, 1–2m, 2–3cm in diam., internodes 0.5–2.5cm. Petiole 41–49 × ca. 1.5cm, basal 3–4cm sheathing; pulvinus indistinct; leaf blade pale green abaxially, green adaxially, oblong-ovate in outline, ca. 50 × 35cm, subleathery, base rounded or subcordate, pinnately divided; pinnae 6–9 per side, broadly linear, oblique, those at middle of leaf 4–5cm wide, apex truncate with falcate tip; costae 3 or 4, equally strong, parallel; sinuses nearly reaching midrib. Peduncle solitary, cylindric, 15–20cm × 8–10mm. Spathe unknown. Spadix sessile, pale green, cylindric, ca. 10 × 1.8cm. Ovary quadrangular-cylindric or pentagonal-cylindric, apex truncate; stigma capitate.
Phenology
Fr. Nov–Mar.
Habitat
Valley forests.
Vernacular
du long ya jiao teng

Native to:

China South-Central

Rhaphidophora dulongensis H.Li appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Acta Bot. Yunnan., Suppl. 5: 7 (1992)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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.

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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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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