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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Arum nigrum Native to the Balkans. Photos by Arnold Trachtenberg. Two attractive cultivars of this subspecies are shown below. It sets seeds too, but I haven’t attempted to grow them so far. aum

Have Joseph speak to your group. Arum dioscoridis specieswiki Arum dioscoridis. This page was last edited on 22 Juneat This species is quite interesting over a long period of time.

Grown and photographed by Angelo Porcelli.

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For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place onto a good soil-based compost. In the third photo below the leaves are dioscordis but the plants have green fruit in April. These magnificent plants atum here descend from material collected in cracks of Karst formation in the Dalmatian coastal range, north of Knin, Croatia. In spring, the short-stalked inflorescence appears consisting of a black, rod-shaped spadix surrounded by a yellow-green, purple-mottled brown or even purple bract spathe.

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Sowing Advice For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place onto a good soil-based compost. This plant is known as Lords-and-Ladies in the UK. We are one of the most well known specialty nurseries in Michigan, with a huge selection of perennials, woodland wildflowers, unusual ferns, rare alpines, dwarf dioscoriris, and unusual trees and shrubs.

In an article in The PlantsmanPeter Boyce, an expert on this genus suggests that he now believes another of the subspecies, ssp.

Habitats Hedges and rocky places, often on calcareous soils[90, ]. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.


It follows the classic pattern of many Mediterranean geophytes, with summer dormancy. The only drawback is that it has one of the strongest smelling spathes of the genus, this is used to attract pollinating flies!

Spadix slightly shorter than the spathe limb. Photos by Graham Rice. This vigorous, impressive and hardy plan, which excels in rich woodland, humus and shade, has qrum to be one of the most popular Arum species in regular cultivation. Arum apulum is an endemic species of central Apuliarelated to Arum nigrum from the Balkans. It can have dark plain green leaves or with whitish-cream stripes.


This QR Code is unique to this page. Arum idaeum a rare endemic to the highest Cretan mountains. It is hardy to zone UK 8 and is not frost tender. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

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A rather delicate shading of purple on green. Description Large green spathes with smooth velvety jet-black blotches inside surround a black spadix. Arum palaestinum is a species from Israel, W. Hedges and rocky places, often on calcareous soils[90, ].

View Edit History Upload Print. They are very shiny and even look nice when rained on.

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Blooming in May – June, the spathe, gleams purple-black and encloses a pale spadix. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Wiktionary 0 entries edit. It also has a characteristic purple edge to the young leaves. Wikibooks 0 entries edit.

Jamie VandeCologne show typical clumps emerging from leaf litter, a finely spotted clone with rounded leaves, a better splashed form with arrow-shaped leaves, even a colony without spots. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.