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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Habitats Hedges and rocky places, often on calcareous soils[90, ]. Wikivoyage 0 entries edit.

There’s a taxonomic problem on this species; it seems that Arum cylindraceum should be the right specific name. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[]. The second picture is a closeup of the dioscoridia in a few days the spathes are drying.

Succeeds in sun or shade. In ‘Gold Rush’ the veins and the dikscoridis areas on new foliage are heavily marbled in gold, fading to cream. That was insince then the area has been devastated by war. The inflorescence is pollinated by flies and it smells of dung and carrion in order to attract the flies[]. Photos by Arnold Trachtenberg. For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place dioscoridi a good soil-based compost.

Photos taken March by Jay Yourch. Sowing Advice For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place onto a good soil-based compost.


Please be very patient, and do not discard the seed pan, no matter how long it takes for germination to occur. Arum apulum is an endemic species of central Apuliarelated to Arim nigrum from the Balkans.

It flowers later than most species, with a white cream spathe with pink small dots and black speckles on the leaves. Before they are released they are exposed to pollen from the plant holding them. Photo 5 by Gianluca Corazza who took it in habitat in early May, when plants were fruiting. Cleaning the seed dioscoridiw a job best done wearing protective gloves; all parts of the plant contain the irritant calcium oxalate, this is not a problem for normal gardening activities.

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It flowers in Canberra, Australia in Mid October. By July the fruit has turned red but in between at times the fruit was green and red. Taxonomy database of the U. It is hardy to zone UK 8 and is not frost tender. Grown and photographed by Rob Hamilton. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These cause an extremely unpleasant sensation similar to needles being stuck into the dioscoridos and tongue if they are eaten, but they are easily neutralized by thoroughly drying or cooking the plant or by steeping it in water[65].

The plant can be grown as an ornamental plant in rock gardens Mediterranean regions.


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Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera. It can grow in full shade deep woodland semi-shade light woodland or no shade. In dooscoridis article in The PlantsmanPeter Boyce, an expert on this genus suggests that he now believes another of the subspecies, ssp. Grown and Photographed by Paul Tyerman. Syria, Lebanon to Jordan. Important Links Pot sizes we use. These seeds can be very slow indeed to germinate, and as a rule they wait for spring before emerging whenever they are sown.

The leaves of the population in his southern Germany area are never spotted. Right plant wrong place. Wiktionary 0 entries edit.

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Plants of the World Online. Arum palaestinum is a species from Israel, W. This probably protects the flowers from damage by frost, or allows it to penetrate frozen ground.

Grown and photographed by Angelo Porcelli. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Tuber – cooked and used as a vegetable[2, 61,]. Qty Discounts Dioscooridis Price. Photos by Giorgio PozziMay Photos were contributed by the UC Botanical Garden.

The plant can be propagated by seeding. Prefers a humus rich soil and abundant water in the growing season[1].