Sauromatum Schott

Description of the genus

Small to medium sized geophytic herbs. Tuber subglobose or depressed-globose. Stem abbreviated (not lianescent); higher order leaf venation reticulate; leaf not dracontioid (compare Amorphophallus & Anchomanes). Inflorescence solitary; peduncle shorter than petiole; flowers without perianth of free or fused tepals.

Worldwide: A genus of 9 species, the majority in China. One species in the Flora Zambesiaca area.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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venosum (Aiton) Kunth N,C,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Sauromatum
Flora of Zambia: Sauromatum
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Sauromatum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sauromatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Sauromatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sauromatum
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iNaturalist: Sauromatum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sauromatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Sauromatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sauromatum
Plants of the World Online: Sauromatum
Tropicos: Sauromatum
Wikipedia: Sauromatum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Sauromatum., retrieved 13 July 2024

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