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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Dioscorisis is probably my favorite arum, flower color is variable usually greenish or purplish with darker dioscorisis blotches and can be spectacular, see the photo in the AGS encyclopedia and be careful not to drool on it if you were too cheap to buy it and borrowed a friends copy. Sowing Advice For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place onto a good soil-based compost.

Arum dioscoridis – Sm.

Arum creticum is native to the mountains of Crete, Greece and to a few places in southwestern Turkey where it blooms in April to May. Photo 5 by Gianluca Corazza who took it in habitat in early May, when plants were fruiting.

Photographs by David Pilling. Variegated specimens grow usually smaller, but the plain green ones can get to an unusually large size in moist and shaded spots, rivaling Zantedeschia. Perennials and Rock Plants:: Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. The spadix emits a pungent smell that attracts flies as pollinators. Description Large green spathes with smooth velvety jet-black blotches inside surround a black spadix.

Now is the perfect time to place your order for Spring! Page last modified on November 18,at There are about 25 species found from Europe to central Asia. Grown and photographed by Rob Hamilton.


The root is abortifacient[61]. Arum idaeum a rare endemic to the highest Cretan mountains. In ‘Gold Rush’ the veins and the surrounding areas on new foliage are heavily marbled in gold, fading to cream. Recent Changes – Search: It follows the classic pattern of many Mediterranean geophytes, with summer dormancy. Photo 1 shows a specimen grown and photographed by Paul Tyerman.

Arum dioscoridis – Wikidata

In spring, the short-stalked inflorescence appears consisting of a black, rod-shaped spadix surrounded by a yellow-green, purple-mottled brown or even purple bract spathe.

Leaves appear in October and flowering is in April. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Wikisource 0 entries edit. Grown and photographed by Angelo Porcelli.

Arum dioscoridis philistaeum HKEP.9263

In my northern California garden the large leaves appear in September. Spadix slightly shorter than the spathe limb. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Larger corms can be planted out direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up the smaller corms and grow them on for a year in a dioscoricis frame before planting them out.

It can grow in full shade deep woodland semi-shade light woodland or no shade. 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. My form is rather different to Kelly Irvin’s as it is green with purple edging rather than that rather interesting creamy white of Kelly’s.

Arum dioscoridis is a plant of the arum dloscoridis Araceae. Wikipedia 7 entries edit. Photos from Paige Woodward of plants descended from material collected on the Greek island of Karpathos in 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.


Arum dioscoridis PFAF Plant Database

It also has a characteristic purple edge to the young leaves. It sets seeds too, but I haven’t attempted to grow them so far.

Photos taken in habitat in the Ddioscoridis Mountains by Angelo Aum. Feeding your rare plant addiction for over 20 years. Grown and photographed by Paul Tyermanphoto 1. Arum concinnatum is native diosscoridis the southern tip of the Peloponnese Greecemost Aegean islands of the Eastern Mediterranean to southwest coasts of Turkey.

Wikiquote 0 entries edit. There’s a taxonomic problem on this species; it seems that Arum cylindraceum should be the right specific name. Two attractive cultivars of this subspecies are shown below. Wikivoyage 0 entries edit. Photos by Giorgio PozziMay If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Pictures by Martin Bohnet show the common greenish form, a rare darker version both end of April and the fruit end of August. These magnificent plants pictured here descend from material collected in cracks of Karst formation in the Dalmatian coastal range, north of Knin, Croatia.

Peter Boyce discusses this dioscoirdis in his monograph, The Genus Arum.

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