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Saranthe (Regel & Körn.) Eichler
Abh. K. Akad. Wissensch. Berlin 1883: 83 (1884); Andersson, Nord. J. Bot. 1: 232-233 (1981), ibid. 5: 61-63 (1985).

Description:
     Rosulate plants with homotropic leaves. Inflorescence a sparsely to richly branched synflorescence, synflorescences lateral and mostly also terminal; florescence bisymmetrical or (usually) ± monosymmetrical, spathes greenish, usually caducous. Florescence component usually of a single cymule; cymule subbrachyblastic to evidently dolichoblastic, interphyll and bracteoles absent. Corolla tube ca. 1/2 the length of lobes, or less; outer staminodes 2, ± equal, petaloid; callose staminode distally petaloid; staminal appendage small and obsolete. (From Kubitzki, et al., p. 291)

Geographical Distribution:
     Found in SE Brazil.

Taxonomic Diversity:
     Comprises about ten species.

Saranthe sp.

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