Zomicarpella

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Zomicarpella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Zomicarpeae
Genus: Zomicarpella
N.E.Br.

Zomicarpella is a genus of flowering plants in the Araceae family. It is native to Colombia, Peru and Brazil.[1][2][3] The leaves are hastate or sagittate. The chromosome number for Zomicarpella species is 2n=26. Additionally, the seeds have an endosperm.[4]

Species[1]
  1. Zomicarpella amazonica Bogner - Amazonas State of northwestern Brazil
  2. Zomicarpella maculata N.E.Br. - Colombia, Peru

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Bogner, J. (2007). Zomicarpella maculata (Araceae) rediscovered, with notes on the tribe Zomicarpeae. Willdenowia 37: 523-534.
  4. ^ Bown, Demi (2000). Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family. Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-485-7.