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Sauromatum Schott in Schott & Endl. Melet. 1:17. 1832. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6:508. 1893; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 6:3083. 1917; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bomb. ed. 2, 3:335. 1967; Nicolson, l.c. 789.

Protantherous or hysterantherous herbs with thick corms. Leaves solitary, pedate. Spathe long, cylindrical; limb long, acuminate, deciduous; appendage as long as the spathe. Male and female flowers distant, separated by a small zone of neuter club-shaped organs. Anthers 4-locular, with a short stalk. Ovary unilocular with 1-2 basal ovules. Berry 1-seeded.

6 species in tropical Africa and Asia. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

Lower Taxon

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