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Sanblasia L. Andersson
Nord. J. Bot. 4: 21 (1984)

     Rosulate plants. Inflorescence a sparsely branched synflorescence, florescences narrowly spiciform with rolled spathes. Cymule brachyblastic, interphyll present, bracteoles 2 per cymule, sheathlike. Corolla tube ca. 20 times longer that wide; outer staminode 1, petaloid; ovary with 3 fertile locules. (From Kubitzki, et al., p. 288)

Geographical Distribution:
     Found in Panama.

Taxonomic Diversity:
     Comprises one species, S. dressleri L. Andersson. Sanblasia is nearly intermediate between Calathea and Ichnosiphon.

Sanblasia dressleri L. Andersson

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