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Lagenandra dewitii Crusio & de Graaf

medium sized,
a hybrid could not be proved in the F1 generation, slight shorter tail

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Sri Lanka near Pitigata
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leaves not bent
The leaves are a bit weavy
The inner surface of the limb is almosr smooth.
L. dewitii can grow big ! Note also the long peduncle of the spathe.
A mature plant. Note the fruit on the bent peduncle in front of the pot. Artificial pollination.
drawing from Mayo et al (see doc...
Self pollinated offspring shows no difference with the parent(s).
Small warts outside the limb of the spathe.
A vertical cut through the spathe.
Close uo of the female flowers.


  • Crusio, W. & de Graaf, A. 1986. xxxxx Aqua Planta 11: 56-59 (2-86) Mayo,
  • Gin Ganga system, Kanneliya Ela entrynumbers Crusio 24, Crusio 42, De Graaf 225 (WAG) see: Aqua Planta 11: 56-59 (2-86)


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