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Family: ARACEAE 

 Typhonium venosum
 

Photo by Mireille Riesenbeck.

  
Author:  W.L.A. Hetterscheid & Peter Charles Boyce 2000
Family:  Araceae
Habitat:  Central tropical Africa, Yemen, Bangladesh; India; Nepal; Pakistan, Myanmar ,China
Soil:  Rich-Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  10-25 centimetres
Height:  80-120 centimetres
Flower:  Brown/Brownish
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Voodoo Lily, India Voodoo Lily, Monarch-of-the-East
Synonyms:  Arum venosum, William Aiton 1789. Sauromatum guttatum Schott 1832. Arisaema venosum, Carl Ludwig von Blume 1836. Desmesia venosa, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque 1837. Sauromatum venosum Sigismund Kunth 1841, and many more...

Photo by Mireille Riesenbeck.

   This member of the Araceae family was given this name by W.L.A. Hetterscheid and Peter Charles Boyce in 2000. It is found from the central tropical Africa through southern Arabia and Asia throughout China. It is not picky, but will prefer a well drained but rich soil with some water and little to some sun. The usual single hand shaped leaf grow to 80 centimetres height, the inflorescent to 120 centimetres. The caudex can grow to 25 centimetres in diameter.

Photo by Mireille Riesenbeck.