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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Alismatales

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Monsteroideae
Tribus: Monstereae
Genus: Amydrium
Species: A. hainanense – A. humile – A. sinense – A. medium – A. zippelianum
Name

Amydrium Schott, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavum 1: 127. 1863.
Synonyms
Epipremnopsis Engl., Pflanzenreich 37 (IV.23B): 1–3. 1908.

Amydrium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae that is native to Southeast Asia, southern China, and New Guinea.[1][2][3]

Amydrium is distinguished from other members of the tribe Monstereae by having two ovules in each ovary. The seeds tend to be heart shaped. The leaves of Amydrium often show fenestration.[4]

Amydrium hainanense (H.Li, Y.Shiao & S.L.Tseng) H.Li - Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Yunnan, Vietnam
Amydrium humile Schott - Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra
Amydrium medium (Zoll. & Moritzi) Nicolson - Myanmar, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Maluku, Philippines
Amydrium sinense (Engl.) H.Li - Vietnam, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan
Amydrium zippelianum (Schott) Nicolson - Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi, New Guinea

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Flora of China Vol. 23 Page 10, 雷公连属 lei gong lian shu, Amydrium Schott, Annales Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavi 1: 127. 1863.
Bown, Deni (2000). Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family [ILLUSTRATED]. Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-485-7

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