native Arisaema fruits

guy gusman ggusman at ULB.AC.BE
Tue Oct 10 07:25:45 CEST 2000

>All you experts...
>Is there any way to tell the fruits, still attached in a cluster, of
>Arisaema triphyllum and Arisaema dracontium? Our Native Plant Society is
>having a fruit/seed/pod identification contest and I'd like to take one
>of each of the native Arisaemas. But only if there is some difference
>that I could point out to folks.
>MJ Hatfield

Look at the fruit stalk on which the berries are attached: the colour of
the "skin" is whitish in A. dracontium while dark purple in A. triphyllum.
G. Gusman

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