Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott
  • Melet. Bot.
  • Jack-in-the-pulpit, Jack-in-the-pulpit, IIndian-turnip, petit-prêcheur

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 29 Jan 2022'

General Information

"Corm very acrid; lvs mostly 2, the petiole 3–6 dm at anthesis, sometimes later to 15 dm; lfls 3, acuminate, the terminal elliptic to rhombic-ovate, the lateral often asymmetrical; veins of the lfls parallel from the midrib to the marginal vein, connected by numerous anastomosing veinlets; peduncle 3–20 cm; spathe convolute below, expanded above and arched over the spadix, abruptly acuminate; spadix cylindric or barely clavate, yellow, blunt; fr 1 cm; 2n=28, 56. N.S. to N.D., s. to Fla. and Tex. Spring. Four vars., 3 in our range, the fourth (quinatum) southern:"

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    Other Local Names

    Jack-in-the-pulpit, Jack-in-the-pulpit, IIndian-turnip, petit-prêcheur


    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Melet. Bot.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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