Key to the Schismatoglottis Tecturata Group


Based on Boyce & Wong 2013 ( Aroideana V36EN1 )

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1A. SpatheSpathe: A large sheathing bract enclosing the flower cluster. limb margins marcescentMarcescent: Withering but remaining attached to the stem. .. 2
2A. Leaf blade abaxialAbaxial: Facing away from the stem of a plant (especially denoting the lower surface of a leaf). ly glossy with the primary venationVenation: The arrangement of veins in the leaf. impressed; spadixSpadix: A spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe. appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. clavateClavate: Club-shaped; thicker at the apex than at the base. cylindric, distinctly thicker than staminate zone; antherAnther: The part of a stamen that contains the pollen. s with the connective much elevated above the thecaeThecae: One of the lobes of an anther in which pollen is produced. . Brunei. Sandstones .. 📌Schismatoglottis petri
2B. Leaf blade abaxialAbaxial: Facing away from the stem of a plant (especially denoting the lower surface of a leaf). ly matte (or at least not glossy) with the primary venationVenation: The arrangement of veins in the leaf. not impressed; spadixSpadix: A spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe. appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. cylindric, more or less isodiametric with top of staminate zone; antherAnther: The part of a stamen that contains the pollen. s pwith the connective not or hardly elevated. Widespread on Borneo and extending to the Riau Archipelago, A variety of substrates .. 📌Schismatoglottis tecturata
1B. SpatheSpathe: A large sheathing bract enclosing the flower cluster. limb shedding by deliquescing or degrading into a granular mass .. 3
3A. Leaf blades broadly lanceolateLanceolate: , matte medium to matte olive green, adaxially concolorous, or with the mid-rib paler; mid-rib impressed; lithophyteLithophyte: A plant that grows on bare rock or stone. s not associated with watercourse .. 4
4A. Stem ascending and rooting; leaf blades cuneateCuneate: to narrowly rounded at base; petiolePetiole: Leaf stem. s scabrid with broken paler striations; spadixSpadix: A spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe. elongate hourglass-shaped, appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. clavateClavate: Club-shaped; thicker at the apex than at the base. , staminate flower zone narrower than the pistilPistil: The female reproductive part of a flower. late zones and the appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. ; staminate flowers without an expanded collar; the staminodeStaminode: A sterile or abortive stamen, frequently resembling a stamen without its anther. s of the interstice expanding laterally at the onset of staminate anthesisAnthesis: The period during which pollen is presented and/or the stigma is receptive. . NW Borneo. Limestone .. 📌Schismatoglottis evelyniae
4B. Stem condensed, leaf blades shallowly cordateCordate: ; petiolePetiole: Leaf stem. s smooth; spadixSpadix: A spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe. conic-cylindric; appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. conic; staminate flower zone stout and wider than the rest of the spadixSpadix: A spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe. ; staminate with a distinctive expanded collar; staminodeStaminode: A sterile or abortive stamen, frequently resembling a stamen without its anther. s of the interstice not expanding. NE Sarawak, Brunei. Sandstones .. 📌Schismatoglottis platystigma
3B. Leaf blades narrowly lanceolateLanceolate: , glossy deep green, often spattered paler green and yellowgreen; mid-rib conspicuously bluntly raised; obligate rheophyteRheophyte: An aquatic plant that lives in fast moving water currents. s .. 5
5A. SpadixSpadix: A spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe. appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. stoutly clavateClavate: Club-shaped; thicker at the apex than at the base. ; appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. staminodeStaminode: A sterile or abortive stamen, frequently resembling a stamen without its anther. s not well-defined, the apicesApices: Plural of apex. End forming a point. almost flat and with a suture in the middle; NW Sarawak. Sandstones .. 📌Schismatoglottis jepomii
5B. SpadixSpadix: A spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe. appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. only slightly expanded; appendixAppendix: Sterile appendage at the end of a spadix. staminodeStaminode: A sterile or abortive stamen, frequently resembling a stamen without its anther. s well-defined, the tops convex and smooth; SW Sarawak. Shales .. 📌Schismatoglottis pudenda
 


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