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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image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

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

        

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image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

Chen Shixiang, for Flora of China    foci_23_038

        

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image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

Sam Pratt    sbp_3209

May    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

JK Marlow    jkm180728_3518

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

JK Marlow    jkm180728_3519

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

JK Marlow    jkm180728_3524

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

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.

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

JK Marlow    jkm180728_3533

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

JK Marlow    jkm180728_3538

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

JK Marlow    jkm180728_3543

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

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.

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

JK Marlow    jkm180728_3558

July    Haywood County    NC

In cultivation

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

Sam Pratt    sbp_3301

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

Sam Pratt    sbp_3301b

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

Sam Pratt    sbp_3303

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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

image of Pinellia pedatisecta, Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

Sam Pratt    sbp_3306

July    Spartanburg County    SC