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Family: ARACEAE 

 Dracunculus vulgaris
 
  
Author:  Heinrich Wilhelm Schott 1832
Family:  Araceae
Habitat:  Europe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  30-40 (-180) centimetres
Flower:  Dark Purple/Black
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Dragon Arum, Drakondia
Synonyms:  -

A wild one I found in Greece.

   This member of the Araceae family was described by Heinrich Wilhelm Schott in 1832, and is found in the Southern Europe, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb will grow to 20 centimetres in diameter, the leaf-like stem to 40 or even up to 180 centimetres. The flower stinks, and are dark purple and almost black. It can be repro

This plant has a sub-terrain bulb, and is a little out of my league, but I saw it in Greece, and was very fascinated! (The bulb is buried deep in hard soil, and I did not that!)