Author:
Jan Scholten
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633.32.00

633.32.00 Stemonaceae
Genera: Croomia, Pentastemona, Stemona, Stichoneuron.
Botany: herbs; crawling, climbing; moist or dry tropical habitats; stems green or yellow-green, sometimes reddish appearance; leaves dark green; flowers tetramerous, in short cymes; seeds are elipsoid or globular; microsporogenesis is successive; reproductive structures have shades of purple, maroon, green or yellow; imitate carrion.

Taxonomy
Stemonaceae are a family in Pandanales.
They are often offensive and thus placed in Subphase 6.