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Arisaema flavum (Forsk.) Schott, Prodr. 40. 1860. Hook. f., l. c. 503; Collett, l. c.; Bailey, l.c. 392; Bamber, Pl. Punj. 519. 1916; Mitra, l.c. 82; Kitamura, Fl. Afghan. 62. 1960; Riedl in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 1:7. 1963; H. Hara, l. c. 344.

  • Arisaema abbreviatum Schott
  • Arum flavum Forsk.
  • Dochafa flava (Forsk.) Schott

    Monoecious. Bulb subglobose 2-3.5 x 2.5-3.5 cm. Leaves 2 or 1, pedate. Leaflets 7-11, elliptic-ovate to elliptic-lanceolate; median leaflet 5-10.5 x 1.6-3.8 cm, subacuminate, lateral ones narrower, petiole 15.5-32.5 cm long, petiolule 0.6-1.5 cm. Spathe not longer than the foliage, yellowish-green, purplish within; tube ovoid-globose, 1-1.2 cm long; limb longer than or equal to the tube, ovate-acuminate. Spadix included. Male zone: 4.5-6 mm; female zone: 6-9 mm; appendage clavate, included. Male flowers: anthers dehiscing by an apical pore. Female flowers: ovary ovoid-subglobose; c. 1.5 mm broad, stigma capitate. Seeds 4-5, subglobose, 2.5-3.5 mm broad, dark-brown, minutely rugose.

    Fl. Per.: June- July.

    Type: Yeman: Taize ad Taoes (C).

    Distribution: Temperate W. Himalaya to Garhwal, S. Tibet, W. China and Afghanistan, Yemen.

    Fairly common in sunny and open places from 1700-3000 m.


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