Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3895

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: China

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LEAVES:
Compound: 6-11 leaflets (blade always pedate)
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Whitish-green
Berry

 

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

Flora of China
Pinellia pedatisecta

 

COMMON NAME:
Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia


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Wang Ling, Li Heng & Li Rong, for Flora of China    foci_23_037

        

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Chen Shixiang, for Flora of China    foci_23_038

        

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3209

May    Spartanburg County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3518

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3519

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3524

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3527

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

Pinellia flowering stems have no leaves. Leaves arise directly from tuber, per International Aroid Society.

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3533

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3538

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3543

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3547

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

The Pinellia spadix is fused to the back of the spathe for some distance, per International Aroid Society.

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JK Marlow    jkm180728_3558

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3301

July    Spartanburg County    SC

An aggressive exotic whose foliage resembles the native Green Dragon (Arisaema).

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3301b

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaf blade pedate; leaflets 6-11, sessile, lanceolate, base cuneate, per Flora of China.

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3303

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Spathe slightly convolute at base, not constricted between tube and limb, per Flora of China.

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3306

July    Spartanburg County    SC