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Family: TACCACEAE 

 Tacca integrifolia
 
  
Author:  John Bellenden Ker Gawler 1812
Family:  Taccaceae
Habitat:  Eastern Himalayas,Bhutan to Northeast India
Soil:  Sphagnum
Water:  Max
Sun:  Min
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  120 centimetres
Flower:  White-Light Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Rhizomes
Pop names:  White Bat Flower, Giant Bat Plant
Synonyms:  Tacca laevis, William Roxburgh. Ataccia integrifolia, Carel Bořivoj Presl 1828
Got it from:  Seeds, Germany
Year:  2006
   This member of the Taccaceae family was named by John Bellenden Ker Gawler in 1812.  It is found in eastern Himalayas from Bhutan to Northeast India. It prefers a well drained rich peat like sphagnum, lots of water and not too much sun. The rhizomes will grow up to eight centimetres in diameter, the whole plant can grow up to 1,2 meter. The spectacular flowers are white to light pink.

This plant needs a high humidity.