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  Amorphophallus hohenackeri
 
  Family: ARACEAE
  Citation:  Amorphophallus hohenackeri (Schott) Engl. & Gehrm. in Engl., Pflanzenr. Arac.-Lasioid. 103. 1911; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1587(1107). 1931; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 306. 1982; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 833. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 483. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 472. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 750. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 523. 2005. Raphidophyllus hohenackeri Schott, Gen. Aroid. t. 27. 1858.
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  Description: Corm to 3 cm across, smooth, depressed globose, dull white inside; petiole 40-45 cm long, 1 cm across, brown, lamina to 45 cm across, leaflets to 12 x 2.5 cm, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, decurrent into a narrow wings at base. Peduncle to 55 cm long; spathe to 8 cm across, ovoid, brown, convolute below. Spadix to 8 cm long, flowers along the lower 2.5 cm long portion; ovary globose, greenish, appendix white, cylindrical.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-September
  District(s): Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Near Threatened (NT)
  Altitude: 600-800
  Localities: Vazhachal, Manakkavala, Ranni, Bonaccord, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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