S. India as per POWO;


Annual herbs, corm globose, 1 cm across. Leaves few, radical, to 8 x 6 cm, ovate, hastate at base, acute at apex, lineolate; petiole to 15 cm long, slender. Spadix axillary, to 4 cm long; spathe globose below, constricted above, limb elliptic, greenish-yellow; spadix included, one third of the spathe. Male flowers many, stamens 1 or 2; anthers sessile. Female flowers few, ovary conical, 1-celled; ovules few, basal. Neuters filiform. Fruit a groups of globose, berries.

Flowering and fruiting: July-September
Moist deciduous forests, also in marshy areas
Southern Western Ghats
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)


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plants belonging to Araceae : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 1 mb. 

I would like the ID for the following two plants belonging to Araceae. One appears to be an Amorphophallus species and I am not sure of the other. Provenance is Palakkad, Kerala.


Theriophonum minutum


Thanks, …, On going through species in Flora of Peninsular India, I find it different from Theriophonum minutum as per details herein.
It appears close to Theriophonum infaustum as per details herein and as per
Taxonomic identity of Theriophonum danielii and T. Manickamii (Araceae) – M. SIVADASAN, V. ABDUL JALEEL, AHMED H. ALFARHAN AND P. LAKSHMINARASIMHAN June 2014 Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 21(1).
FRLHT


Images by A. Sivapalan (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links) 

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180713 ASP 119 : Attachments (1).  2 posts by 2 authors.
Please ID this small plant with spadix. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Dec 2012.


Theriophonum sp


On going through species in Flora of Peninsular India, it appears close to Theriophonum infaustum as per details herein and as per
Taxonomic identity of Theriophonum danielii and T. Manickamii (Araceae) – M. SIVADASAN, V. ABDUL JALEEL, AHMED H. ALFARHAN AND P. LAKSHMINARASIMHAN June 2014 Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 21(1).
FRLHT


  




References:

Flowering phenology and Beetle pollination in Theriophonum infaustum N.E.Br. (Araceae) Sivadasan M & Raghavan Kavalan- January 2005, Journal of the International Aroid Society 28:104-112
Taxonomic identity of Theriophonum danielii and T. Manickamii (Araceae) – M. SIVADASAN, V. ABDUL JALEEL, AHMED H. ALFARHAN AND P. LAKSHMINARASIMHAN June 2014 Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 21(1).

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