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The spathe and spadix of Amorphophallus titanum by Kandis Elliot. What is an Aroid?
Aroid is the common name for members of the Araceae family of plants, sometimes known as the Philodendron or Arum family. The occasionally beautiful and often bizarre combination of spathe and spadix called the inflorescence, sometimes referred to as a "flower", is a distinguishing feature of all aroids.
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The IAS Show and Sale
Now February 6th-7th, 2021

The show will be abbreviated to the sale portion only and held at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden February 6th-7th, 2021. The show is included with garden admission. Please refer to the garden website to reserve an entry time as capacity is limited due to COVID.

Looking for information on Amorphophallus and Amorphophallus titanum?
- Check out the genus page on Amorphophallus for articles, links to culture and more
- Buy reprints of Aroideana Volume 19 - the Amorphophallus issue
- Have a gander at this cool article on pollination of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius.

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