Dracunculus vulgaris Schott

Dragon Arum

Leaves fan-shaped with 13-15 divisions, the largest in the midle, getting smaller to each side, lanceolate, entire, generally white spotted and/or streaked; stalks purple spotted. Inflorescence stalk longer than the leaf stalks. Spathe to 45 cm long with crisped margins, purplish inside, greenish outside. Spadix appendix dark purplish red, club-shaped, almost as long as the spathe, the male and female zones adjacent.

Mediterranean, Eurasia.

Source: Spencer, R. (2005). Araceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Alismatales
family       Araceae
genus        Dracunculus Adans.