Revision of <i>Amorphophallus</i> Blume ex Decne. Sect. <i>Amorphophallus</i> (Araceae) in India

Authors

  • V. Abdul Jaleel Department of Botany, Sir Syed College, Taliparamba, Kannur-670 142, Kerala
  • M. Sivadasan Department of Botany & Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, P. O. Box 2455, Riyadh-11451
  • Ahmed H. Alfarhan Department of Botany & Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, P. O. Box 2455, Riyadh-11451
  • Jacob Thomas Department of Botany & Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, P. O. Box 2455, Riyadh-11451
  • A. A. Alatar Department of Botany & Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, P. O. Box 2455, Riyadh-11451

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v21i2.21349

Keywords:

<i>Amorphophallus</i> sect. <i>Amorphophallus</i>, Araceae, Endemics, India

Abstract

Amorphophallus Blume ex Decne. sect. Amorphophallus in India is revised. It is the smallest of the three sections in India with five species, viz. A. hirsutus Teysm. & Binn., A. kachinensis Engl. & Gehrm., A. longistylus Kurz, A. napalensis (Wall.) Bogner & Mayo and A. paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is the widely distributed species in India with two varieties, viz. A. paeoniifolius var. paeoniifolius, and var. campanulatus (Decne.) Sivad. Amorphophallus longistylus is the only species of the section endemic to India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v21i2.21349

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 21(2): 105-120, 2014 (December)

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2014-12-29

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Jaleel, V. A., Sivadasan, M., Alfarhan, A. H., Thomas, J., & Alatar, A. A. (2014). Revision of <i>Amorphophallus</i> Blume ex Decne. Sect. <i>Amorphophallus</i> (Araceae) in India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 21(2), 105–120. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v21i2.21349

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