Homalomena occulta (Lour.) Schott
  • Melet. Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Homalomena occulta (Lour.) Schott. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000214861. Accessed on: 01 Jun 2020'

General Information

Rhizome creeping; terminal part of stem erect, 30-50 cm tall; cataphylls and prophylls linear-lanceolate, 15-16 × ca. 2.5 cm. Petiole 25-40 cm, proximal part with 2-5 mm wide sheath; leaf blade sagittate-cordate, 15-30 × (8-)15-28 cm or usually more; primary veins 7 per side, 2-4 of these basal, downward to basal lobes and then arching into leaf margin, secondary and tertiary ones thinner, numerous. Inflorescences 1-3 together; peduncle shorter than petioles, 10-15 cm. Spathe pale green, oblong or elliptic, 5-6.5 × 3-3.2 cm, fusiform before anthesis, distal part slightly spreading and shortly boat-shaped at anthesis, 5-6 cm wide when spread out completely, apex with a beak ca. 1 cm. Spadix sessile or shortly stipitate, 3-5 cm; female zone 1-1.5 cm × 4-5 mm; ovary oblong, 3-loculed, with 1 staminode at side of base; ovules numerous; placentation axile; stigma disciform; male zone 2-3 cm × 3-4 mm. Seeds brown, oblong. Fl. Jul-Sep.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online consortium
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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