Arum 1, × 1,; KB. 0 references. taxon name. Arum dioscoridis. taxon author · James Edward Smith · year of taxon name publication. Taxonomy. Superdivision: Spermatophyta. Division: Angiospermae. Class: Monocotyledoneae. Family: Araceae. Genus: Arum. He points out the one disadvantage that Arum dioscoridis has and that is its smell “ akin to a mixture of dung and rotting flesh. The flower is spectacular, a pale.

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The spadix emits a pungent arhm that attracts flies as pollinators. Before they are released they are exposed to pollen from the plant holding them. Some plants are particularly variegated and often referred as ‘marmoratum’ or ‘pictum’, but both names are invalid.

The Plant List 1. It is hardy to zone UK 8 and is not frost tender. Caucasus flowers in Canberra, Australia in mid September. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Wikiversity 0 entries edit. Arum dioscoridis – Sm. In the third photo below the leaves are dying but the dioscogidis have green fruit in April. It flowers later than most species, with a white cream spathe with pink small dots and black speckles on the leaves. Specimens with a white spadix are possible, but extremely rare and localized.

It occurs in sparse woodland areas, being a shade loving plant. It also has the aruj ability to heat itself above the ambient air temperature to such a degree that it is quite noticeable to the touch[4].

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The second picture is a closeup of the flowers; in a few days the spathes are drying. Prefers a humus rich soil and abundant water in the growing season[1]. A rather delicate shading of purple on dioscoidis.


Large green spathes with smooth velvety jet-black dioscorkdis inside surround a black spadix. Photo by Angelo Porcelli. The leaves appear in autumn and last through the winter months into spring and summer. The plant is native to forests in the east of the Mediterranean in southern TurkeyCyprusand the Middle East. Flowering occurs between November and February depending on the year. There’s a taxonomic problem on this species; it seems that Arum cylindraceum should be the right specific name.


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All structured data from the main, property and lexeme namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License ; text in the other namespaces is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply. Arum palaestinum is a species from Israel, W. The fact that the plants are thermogenic was known to Lamarck in Incoming flies are hopefully carrying pollen from other plants.

This species is quite interesting over a long period of time. International Plant Names Index. It has unmarked, dark green leaves and produces fragrant, bright yellow to yellow-green to green-white spathes. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[]. Click Here to Subscribe.