African Plant Database


Typhonium trilobatum (L.) Schott
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Typhonium
Basionym : Arum trilobatum L.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Arum trilobatum L.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 30-50 cm tall; leaves with 3 main divisions; inflorescence solitary; spathe constricted between tube and limb; tube with convolute margins; limb lanceolate; spadix sessile, female zone ± subglobose, separated from male zone by a long axis. With a revolting smell
Ecology : Native of India through to China and Penins. Malaysia, considered as a weed around towns. Recorded in Ivory Coast.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
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Record n°33472
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