Gonatopus boivinii

(Decne.) Engl. 1879

This species is native to the South-Eastern Africa: Kenya to Mozambique.
A leaf can be 100 cm tall and 40 cm broad, inflorescences are much shorter.

The geniculum is placed at the half of the leaf height.
It divides the leaf into the petiole and the rachis.
photo (1-7) © Taylor Holzer
Inflorescences and spathe detail, photo (1-2) © Michael Pascall

The IAS: Gonatopus boivinii
Tropicos: Gonatopus boivinii
CATE Araceae: Gonatopus boivinii
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last updated on 2011-12-07