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Taxon Family (modern) Accession #
Amorphophallus paeoniifolius    Araceae FLAS 215641
ID history :
  • [Orig. id.:] Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson [Det.:] SBD
    Collector/# : S. Barry Davis  1223
    Date coll. : 11 June 2005
    Locality &
     label text
    : United States: Florida: Alachua County. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens; The Spring Flower Garden; near a small water feature. Open sunny well drained area. Plant with an inflorescence ca. 36 cm tall with ca. 22 cm of it above ground. No leaves present. Peduncle ca. 8 cm long, pale pinkish-orange. Lower part of the abaxial spathe surface pale pinkish-orange with the remainder mottled with various shades of green and brown with scattered pale pinkish spots. Adaxial spathe surface with the lower part maroon followed upward by a pale greenish-cream area and topped with various shades of green and maroon. Lower part of the spadix cream colored, staminate, followed upward by a yellow-cream pistillate area topped by a large sterile dark brown to maroon brain-like area ca. 14 cm tall X ca. 14 cm wide. Cross section of sterile area is spongy, fibrous and pale pink. Inflorescence slightly malodorous. Lat. 29.61358N Long. 082.40628W Datum: WGS84. S21,T10S,R19E.
    Notes : [Common name:] "Elephant Yam"
    [Label footing:] Voucher for: Floristic Inventory of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens.
    Images :
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    Stable URL : https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/herbarium/cat/search.asp?accno=215641

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