African Plant Database

Typhonium trilobatum (L.) Schott
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Typhonium
Basionym : Arum trilobatum L.
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.
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Record n°33472
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