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Monophrynium K. Schum.
Pflanzenreich IV. 48: 68 (1902)

Description:
     Rosulate herbs. Inflorescence a ± richly branched synflorescence, florescences narrowly spiciform, spathes persistent. Florescence component of 1-several 1-flowered cymules; cymule subbrachyblastic, with or without interphyll, bracteoles absent. Corolla tube ± equaling the lobes, or somewhat shorter; outer staminodes 2, petaloid; cucullate staminode with a small, simple appendage; ovary with 3 fertile locules. Fruit and seed unknown. (From Kubitzki, et al., p. 287)

Geographical Distribution:
     Endemic to the Philippines.

Taxonomic Diversity:
     Comprises about three species.

Monophrynium congestum Ridl.
Monophrynium fasciculatum K. Schum.

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