Wednesday, 9 January 2013

The spadix of Bucephalandra & Aridarum (part 1)

The "key" for identifying the aroid from Borneo is to investigate/study its spadix/flower. The spadix is wrap up by the spathe (petal), so you must remove the spathe to view the spadix.

Close-up shot of the spadix (flower) of Bucephalandra catherineae.

Bucephalandra sp. from Jaong.

Bucephalandra sp. from Brunei.

New species of Aridarum from Brunei.

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