Chinese Voodoo Lily
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Chinese Voodoo Lily
ntroduced Photo: Thingnam Sophia
Common name: Chinese Voodoo Lily
Botanical name: Amorphophallus dunnii    Family: Araceae (Arum family)

Chinese Voodoo Lily is an arum with a peculiar flower stalk that reaches 2 ft tall, topped with a 8-10 in ice cream cone-like flower. The spathe looks like a green-and-white speckled cone. The creamy white spadix, the appendage carrying the actual flowers, its inside the spathe. The 2 ft tall speckled stalk is topped in summer with typical Arum foliage. This fast-offsetting species is easy to grow. Chinese Voodoo Lily is native to China, Thailand and N. Vietnam. It is cultivated in NE India.

Identification credit: Oinam Ratan Photographed in Imphal, Manipur.

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