Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3744

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Japan

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LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous
Simple & divided and/or compound with 3 leaflets?
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green flowers, often hidden by the spathe
Unisexual
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Green
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

Flora of China
Pinellia tripartita

 

COMMON NAME:
Green Dragon, Pinellia, Voodoo Lily


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Wang Ling, Li Heng & Li Rong, for Flora of China    foci_23_033

        

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JK Marlow    jkm080505_072

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

'Atropurpurea'?

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JK Marlow    jkm080505_072b

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

Spadix has a 7-10" whip-like extension which emerges upward from the spathe, per www.missouribotanicalgarden.org.

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JK Marlow    jkm080505_079

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

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JK Marlow    jkm080505_095

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

Leaf blade deeply 3-partite, anterior lobe broadly ovate or ovate-oblong, per Flora of China.

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JK Marlow    jkm160707_207

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

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JK Marlow    jkm160707_208

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

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JK Marlow    jkm160707_222

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

Leaf blade's anterior lobe broadly ovate or ovate-oblong, sessile, per Flora of China.

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JK Marlow    jkm160707_228

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

Each upright leaf petiole is terminated by a single trifoliate green leaf, per www.missouribotanicalgarden.org.

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Lesley Ingram, Bugwood.org    bug_5402212

Month Unknown        Australia

Spathe persistent, slightly constricted between tube & blade, per Flora of China.