Flower Database

Eastern Skunk Cabbage

Basic information
Flower Name
Eastern Skunk Cabbage
Formal Name
Symplocarpus foetidus
Alias
Skunk Cabbage, Eastern Skunk Cabbage, 座禅草, 達磨草
Habitat
America, North-East Asia and Japan
Morph
Perennial plant
Comment
Eastern Skunk Cabbage, scientific name:Symplocarpus foetidusm, is a perennial of symplocarpus genus of the Araceae Department known as heat plants. Hood one piece of chocolate-colored flowers (actually a spathe) encompasses around with short stem tip spring, ground out just sorry about the collection of many yellow florets chunks (spadix).At this stage, does not yet appear leaves.
Generic name:Eastern Skunk Cabbage ,Scientific name:Symplocarpus foetidus, Other name: Skunk cabbage, Habitat: Hokkaido-cold region of Honshū (Tohoku-Hokuriku, Kanto) in East Asia such as Japan, China, Come into leaf in the forest floor of the East coast of North America, and environment: mountain, cold wetlands, living type: perennials, plant: 15 to 30 cm, flowers after the leaf blade length: 40 cm, petioles: long, leaf color: green, leaves: monocotyledon the blooms to heart-shaped leaves, leaf margin: entire, florets: female partners of bisexual flowers, flowering period: January-March, Buddha flame bract color: Red Brown, o bracts diameter: 10-20 cm, inflorescence: spadix, meat panicle inflorescence size: 3 cm, spadix: pale yellow spadix turns 100 bisexual flowers (florets) and petals: no, During the snowy spathe is out to melt the snow around the spadix heat will come, kiyoseru flies in the odor of the flowers. Fruit: fruit: berries, pollination vectors insects, predators: rodents, features: heating plant species,
Detailed information
Order
Alismatales
Family
Araceae
Genus
Symplocarpus
Species
S. foetidus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spadix
Petal shape
Leaf type
Obovate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic garden Low mountain
Color
Cream
Season
Jan Feb Mar
Height
15  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 3