Arum concinnatum

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Arum concinnatum

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Mentioned by Boyce (1995) for Cyprus (Lapithos) but this has not been repeated in a later publication (Boyce 2006). The occurrence of the species has been confirmed recently.

Boyce, P. 1995 ("1994"): The genus Arum (Araceae) in Greece and Cyprus. - Ann. Mus. Goulandris 9: 27-38.
Boyce, P. C. 2006: Arum - A decade of change. - Aroideana 29: 132-137.

Endemism

not endemic

Distribution

Map
Division 2indigenousA
A. R. Hand, Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VII. in Willdenowia 41. 2011

Altitudinal range

625 mB
B. R. Hand, Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VII. in Willdenowia 41. 2011

Description

Tuber horizontal. Petiole of leaves 25-45 cm or more, green. Lamina broadly hastate-sagittate, c. 23 x 20 cm, deep green, sometimes with scattered paler spots, acute, with large spreading lateral lobes and distinct, narrow, paler veins. Scape 11-15 cm, much shorter than petioles. Spathe 15-30 x 5-10 cm, greenish-white inside. Spadix 9-17 cm, c. 0.5 x spathe. Female zone c. 18-25 mm; lower sterile zone 2-2.5 mm; male zone 5-6 x 6.5-10 mm; upper sterile zone 6-8.5 mm. Sterile filaments yellowish-white, lower 6-7 mm, upper c. 6 mm. Appendix distinctly stipitate, 7-12.5 cm, with distinct stipe abruptly broadening into club; club ± massive, usually somewhat conical, ellipsoid, 3.5-10.5 cm x 6-13 mm, greenish yellow or dark brownish, ± densely covered with white verruculae.

Source: Davis P. H. (ed.) 1984: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8. - Edinburgh.