African Plant Database

Typhonium roxburghii Schott
Family : ARACEAE
Notes : [Asia]
Information on the genus : Typhonium
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Acaulescent herb with subglobose tuber; leaves radical; petiole 15-30 cm long; blade shallowly to deeply hastate-trilobed, 10-13x12-16 cm; peduncle short; spathe 19-30 cm long; tube 3 cm long; limb long-acuminate, 16-27 cm long, dark reddish-purple; spadix slightly shorter than spathe; sterile appendix 8-15 cm long, slender, dark red
Ecology : Native of tropical and subtropical Asia; naturalised in Zanzibar.
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Record n°33471 modified 2013-12-17
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