Arum 1, × 1,; KB. 0 references. taxon name. Arum dioscoridis. taxon author · James Edward Smith · year of taxon name publication. Taxonomy. Superdivision: Spermatophyta. Division: Angiospermae. Class: Monocotyledoneae. Family: Araceae. Genus: Arum. He points out the one disadvantage that Arum dioscoridis has and that is its smell “ akin to a mixture of dung and rotting flesh. The flower is spectacular, a pale.

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Wikisource 0 entries edit. Fioscoridis image of Arum palaestinum showing heat generated by spathe as part of the pollination strategy. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Penstemon pinifolius ‘Iron Man’. Photos diozcoridis Giorgio PozziMay These cause an extremely unpleasant sensation similar to needles being stuck into the mouth and tongue if they are eaten, but they are easily neutralized by thoroughly drying or cooking the plant or by steeping it in water[65].

The female flowers are located at the bottom of the spadix; above are the male flowers; and the top is a sterile area appendix.

For a list of references used on this page please go here. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Arum idaeum a rare endemic to the highest Cretan mountains.


It can have dark plain green leaves or with whitish-cream stripes. Global Biodiversity Information Facility.

Arum dioscoridis

Wiktionary 0 entries edit. Photo 1 shows a fioscoridis grown and photographed by Paul Tyerman. Photographed by Arnold Trachtenberg. It sets seeds too, but I haven’t attempted to grow them so far.

Wikivoyage 0 entries edit. In the Benelux, the plant can arun grown indoors as a pot plant. In the third photo below the leaves are dying but the plants have green fruit in April. The creamy yellow spathe with heavy purple markings is striking and attractive.

For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place onto a good soil-based compost. Feeding your rare plant addiction for over 20 years.

Arum dioscoridis PFAF Plant Database

These seeds can be very slow indeed to germinate, and as a rule they wait for spring before emerging whenever they are sown. One can literally dig with their hands! In my northern California garden the large leaves appear in September.

Arum maculatum photos were all taken 1. Prefers a humus rich soil and abundant water in the growing season[1]. Seed – best sown in a greenhouse or cold frame as soon as it is ripe[].

Arum dioscoridis | World of Flowering Plants

This probably protects the flowers from damage by frost, or allows it to penetrate frozen ground. Retrieved from ” https: Photo 2 was taken by Gianluca Corazza in Crete, while it was fruiting, in spring. Easy to find and to grow here in Northern Italy. Click Here to Subscribe. It must be thoroughly dried or cooked before being eaten, see the notes above on toxicity.


This vigorous, impressive and hardy plan, which excels in rich woodland, humus and shade, has proved to be one of the most popular Arum species in regular cultivation.

Arum dioscoridis philistaeum HKEP.9263

These magnificent plants pictured here descend from material collected in cracks of Karst formation in the Dalmatian coastal range, north of Knin, Croatia. Specimens with dioscoridls white spadix are possible, but extremely rare and localized. Arum dioscoridis from the Eastern Mediterranean found in rocky scrub flowers in Canberra, Australia in early November.

This subspecies has leaves that are plain deep green, never marked in any way and a spathe that is almost white and a spadix-appendix that is pale yellow. You will receive a range of benefits including: Large green spathes with smooth velvety jet-black blotches inside surround a black spadix. Arum dioscoridis Scientific classification Kingdom:

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