Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm.
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This taxon is accepted by Balanophoraceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

Morphology

Male flowers: tepals 2.3–3.6 mm. long; stamens 1.5–2.5 mm. long.

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    Inflorescence 5–10 cm. wide, branches 2–6 cm. long, each subtended by a bract.

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    Bracts spirally arranged, ovate-lanceolate, 1–3.5 × 0.3–1.2 cm.

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    Stem basally surrounded by a short, 3–4-lobed sheath, bracteate below, 8–25 cm. long, up to 5 cm. wide below.

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    Tuber 7–15 cm. in diameter, strongly polygonately furrowed.

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    Flesh-coloured to crimson or purplish red plants.

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    Female flowers: clusters 0.4–1.5 cm long, cylindrical to subspherical.

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    Bracts 0.8–2 × 0.5–1.2 cm, ovate-lanceolate.

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    Male flowers: perianth segments (2)3(4), 1.75–3.5 × 1.5–2 mm, elliptic to oblong, apex obtuse to acute, very fleshy; stamens (2)3(4), 1–2.5 mm long.

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    Plant to 40 cm tall.

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    Tuber 5–13 × 5–11 cm, irregularly lobed, verrucose.

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     Information From

    Balanophoraceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).