Flower Database

Swamp taro

Basic information
Flower Name
Swamp taro
Formal Name
Cyrtosperma spp.
Alias
swamp taro, Cyrtosperma, giant swamp taro
Habitat
New Guinea
Morph
Evergreen perennial
Comment
Swamp taro,scientific name: Cyrtosperma spp., is a cultivar of the native to New Guinea, and is a giant evergreen perennial plant of the Araceae department ,of the Cyrtosperma genus. Grass may be 6 m tall, and leaf length be 3 m. Cultivated in the wetlands, including swamps, an enlarged rhizomes is edible with taro. Stems are brownish-red of claws, spines grows upward. Has a large arrowhead-shaped leaves. Monoclinous is flowers, followed closely at the rod meat hanging inflorescences in dark brown. Surrounded by purple brown spathe meat hanging inflorescences.
Generic name: Swamp taro, scientific name:Cyrtosperma spp., a.k.a. swamp taro, giant swamp taro , flower pieces: 4-6 images, stamens number: 4-6, meat hanging inflorescence: inflorescence with spathe is purple-brown
Detailed information
Order
Alismatales
Family
Araceae
Genus
Cyrtosperma
Species
C. spp.
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spadix
Petal shape
Leaf type
Sagittate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Marsh Greenhouse
Color
Cream
Season
Height
150  ~ 600  [cm]
Diameter
 ~