Rhopalocnemis

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Rhopalocnemis

Description

Dioecious or monoecious plant. Inflorescences spadix-like, unisexual or bisexual, at first covered by the flattened, marginally cohering tops of polygonate, peltate scales ();

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Jawa (Jawapresent); Sulawesi (Sulawesipresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent) Buru: present Central Moluccas: present E. Himalaya: present
Monotypic. E. Himalaya, Indo-China, in Malesia: Sumatra, Java, Celebes, and Central Moluccas (Buru). .

Notes

The closest taxonomic relatives within subfam. Helosidoideae are Exorhopala in Malaya and Ditepalanthus in Madagascar (cf. ).

Citation

EICHL. - in DC., Prod. 17. 1873: 138
HARMS - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 16b. 1935: f. 163
ENGL. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 3. 1889: 259
HOOK.f. - in B. & H., Gen. Pl. 3. 1880: 238
HOOK.f. - in Trans. Linn. Soc. 1856: t. 12
STEEN., Hand. 6th Ned. Ind. Natuurwet. Congr. 1931. 1932: 470
GOEPP. - in Nov. Act. Ac. Caes. Leop.-Car. 1847: t. 11-15
LOTSY - in Ann. Jard. Bot. Btzg. 1901: 75