Asterostigma

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Asterostigma
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Asterostigma luschnathianum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Spathicarpeae
Genus: Asterostigma
Fisch. & C.A.Mey. 1845
Synonyms[2]

Asterostigma is a genus of flowering plants in the Araceae family. It is native to Brazil and Argentina.[2][3][4] The leaves are pinnate and the plant is tuberous.[5]

Species
  1. Asterostigma cryptostylum Bogner - Brasília, Goiás, Minas Gerais
  2. Asterostigma cubense (A.Rich.) K.Krause ex Bogner - São Paulo
  3. Asterostigma lividum (G.Lodd.) Engl. - southern Brazil; Misiones Province of Argentina
  4. Asterostigma lombardii E.G.Gonç. - Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo
  5. Asterostigma luschnathianum Schott - southern Brazil
  6. Asterostigma reticulatum E.G.Gonç - southern Brazil
  7. Asterostigma riedelianum (Schott) Kuntze - eastern Brazil
  8. Asterostigma tweedieanum Schott - Santa Catarina in southern Brazil

References[edit]

  1. ^ W. Fitch - Curtis's Botanical Magazine v.98 [ser.3:v.28] (1872)
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  4. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010.[permanent dead link] Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  5. ^ Bown, Deni (2000). Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family. Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-485-7.