THAI FOREST BULLETIN (BOTANY) 36
Figure 1. Alocasia hypoleuca P.C.Boyce. A. Leaf lamina showing glaucous abaxial surface; B. Mature plants. The naked portion of the stems exceeds 2 m tall; note that the left hand stem hosts a lianescent aroids, Syngonium podophyllum. C. Inflorescence at female anthesis. Note the glaucous exterior and particularly interior of the spathe limb. D. Detail of the female flower zone, the suprapistillar staminodes and the sterile interstice clothed with synandrodes. Note that the staminodes and synandrodes are slightly glaucous. E. Detail of the upper sterile interstice and the lower part of the male flower zone. F. Detail of the male flower zone and the appendix. Note the longitudinal grooves of the appendix giving a brain-like pattern. G. Semi- mature infructescence with spathe limb dry and persisting. Later the spathe limb will become marcescent.