Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 4, Number 1 (1981); Pages 23-24
The gender of Lysichiton Schott (Araceae)
By Dan H. Nicholson    
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Generic names sometimes exist in several spellings and it becomes a matter of debate to decide which spelling is to be accepted, particularly if more than one spelling is used in the original publication. It is a fact that Schott's first two publications (1857, 1858) used both Lysichitum and Lysichiton but in subsequent publications Schott used only Lysichiton.


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