|Scientific Name||Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson|
Flowering class: Monocot
Corm to 20 cm across, depressed globose, tubercled, pale pink inside. Petiole to 50 cm long, 3-4 cm thick, green with brown patches; lamina 70-120 cm across; lobes to 14 x 5.5 mm, ovate, acuminate, decurrent at base into a wing to the petiole; nerves impressed above. Spathe 38 cm across, campanulate, undulate, dull greenish brown; spadix as long as spathe; appendage obovoid, 20-25 cm across, uneven, rugose, deep pink. Flowers on the lower half of the spadix. Berry 15 x 10 mm, oblong, obovoid, orange-red, glabrous.
Flowering and fruiting: May-June
Moist deciduous, also in the plains
India, Sri Lanka and Pacific Islands
State - Kerala, District/s: All Districts