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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 964. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: 15-16 species, Europe, Mediterranean region, N. Africa and W. Asia. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

 

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Monoecious perennial herbs. Leaves simple, spirally disposed, petiole sheathing. Spathe large, tubular at the base. Spadix ± cylindrical. Male flowers in clusters above, surmounted by abortive males; stamens 2-4. Female flowers at the base separated from the male ones by neuter flowers. Ovary unilocular, ovules many, on parietal placentas. Fruit a many seeded berry.
 
 
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