The gingers of the world

Zingiberaceae Resource Centre

Pleuranthodium Sect. Pleuranthodium pterocarpum

General description: 

Herba perennis validior epiphytica. Folia alre vaginata, vaginae tessellato-reticulatae scabrae margine dense ciliatae, sessilia lanceolata attenuato-acuminata vix caudata basi longe attenuata supra basi infima excepta glabra subtus sub lente valida imprimis in mediano puberula margine minute at rigide ciliolata 20 - 30 cm longa et 5 - 6,5 cm lata sicc. ferruginea subtus pallidiora; ligula brevissima vix 1 mm longa ut basis folia summa bina e vagina egrediens nutans, rhachis valida ut pedicelli 2 - 3 mm longi ferrugineo-villosa; flores desiderantur; capsula 3 cm  longa et 1 cm diametro trigono-pyramidalis  acuminata angulis anguste et manifaste alata parce et appresse prope basin tantum densuis pilosa calyce haud coronata.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith