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Phacelophrynium K. Schum.
Pflanzenreich IV. 48: 120-123 (1902); Holttum, Gard. Bull. Singapore 13: 273-279 (1951).

     Rosulate plants. Inflorescence a moderately branched synflorescence; florescence bisymmetric; spathes persistent. Cymule subbrachyblastic to brachyblastic; interphyll usually present; bracteoles absent. Sepals equaling lobes or shorter; outer staminodes 1, petaloid; ovary with 3 ovulate locules. Fruit dehiscent, seeds arillate. (From Kubitzki, et al., p. 288)

Geographical Distribution:
     Thailand, Malacca Peninsula, Malesian Islands and the Philippines.

Taxonomic Diversity:
     About six species.

Phacelophrynium cylindricum Merrill, E.D., Isotype at the US National Herbarium
Phacelophrynium sp.

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