Primary tabs



‘Flower’ solitary and terminal on a short lateral shoot, subsessile, enclosed by 4 leafy bracts of which the 2 outer ones are identical and the 2 inner ones different in shape and nervation in the male and female plants.


Australasia: Western Australia (Western Australia present), the tropical part of the Indo-Pacific present
The genus consists of two species: T. ciliatum which is distributed in the tropical part of the Indo-Pacific, and T. pachyrhizum which occurs only in a small extratropical area in Western Australia.