FIGS. 38-41. Bracteoles of Dracontium. 38. D. prancei G. Zhu (Croat 73867, photo by Thomas Croat #1597- 28), showing 3 bracteoles with the innermost being the longest. 39. D. prancei G. Zhu (Croat 73867, photo by Thomas Croat #1550-25), showing bracteole longer than and embracing almost completely the peduncle. 40. D. plowmanii G. Zhu (Zhu 1446), the longest bracteole subtending the base of the peduncle from inside of the petiole. 41. D. polyphyllum L. (Croat 74210, photo by Thomas Croat #1621-34), showing bracteoles rotting rot away soon after anthesis.