Paracautleya R.M. Sm.
Notes R. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 35: 367, Fig. 1 (1977)
Acaulescent, rhizomatous herbs. Inflorescence terminal, arising in the center of a tuft of radical leaves; bracts green, apex recurved, each subtending 1 flower; bracteole absent; flowers yellow; calyx tubular; corolla tube short; lateral staminodes petaloid, oblong; labellum conspicuous and pendulous, about as long as the staminodes, obovate, 2-lobed; filament broad, anther versatile, crest minute, basally spurred; ovary incompletely 3-locular, ovules basal. Capsule subglobose, probably irregularly dehiscent; seeds with entire aril. (From Kubitzki, et al., p. 485)
Its one species, P. bhatii R.M. Sm., is known only from the type locality in India, Kanara Province.
Only one species, P. bhatii R.M. Sm., which is considered to be a part of the genus Curcuma by some taxonomists.
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