African Plant Database

Arisaema ulugurense M. G. Gilbert & Mayo
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Arisaema
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous herb to 1 m tall, 80 cm wide; tuber subglobose, 3-4 cm Ø; pseudostem c. 65 cm long, green to brown-red; leaves 1-2, petiole 30-35 cm long; blade radiate; leaflets 6-8, broadly elliptic-obovate, 11-38x4-13 cm, margin entire, apex acuminate, base cuneate; peduncle c. 30-35 cm long; spathe 16-28 cm long; tube cylindrical, 5,5-8 cm long, 2,5-3 cm Ø, outside pale green to white, sometimes with red markings; limb auriculate basally, 11-20x5-8 cm, dull green, tip acuminate with short tail; spadix 8-10,5 cm long; berries subglobose, c. 1 cm Ø.
Ecology : Bushland; forest; savanna; 2000-2400 m alt.
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carte afrique num 33485
Record n°33485
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