Amorphophallus muelleri Blume 

Amorphophallus muelleri Blume 

Protologue: Rumphia 1 (1837): 143  Synonyms:  Amorphophallus blumei (Schott) Engl. [illegitimate]; Amorphophallus burmanicus Hook. f.; Amorphophallus carnosus Engl.; Amorphophallus erubescens Hett.; Amorphophallus oncophyllus Prain ex Hook. f.; Amorphophallus planus Teijsm. & Binn.; Amorphophallus timorensis Alderw.; Amorphophallus muelleri (Blume) Schott; Conophallus blumei Schott [illegitimate]; Conophallus muelleri (Blume) Miq.; Conophallus planus (Teijsm. & Binn.) Miq.  Description:  Tuber …

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Cultivations of Amorphophallus

Growing Amorphophallus species in equatorial Indonesia is not as difficult as in countries with four seasons. The Indonesian climate is almost entirely tropical with only two major seasons, wet and dry seasons.  Most Indonesian Amorphophallus can adapt to many types of Indonesian soils. It is to be noted that well drained and aerated soil is …

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COLLECTING AND IDENTIFYING AMORPHOPHALLUS 

COLLECTING AND IDENTIFYING AMORPHOPHALLUS 

Collecting Amorphophallus species from the field is part of the effort required to sustain members of the genus faced with threats to their continued existence. Collecting these plants from the wild is for conservation purposes and to advance botanical knowledge. Mostly, Indonesian Amorphophallus species have a very restricted distribution; therefore, collecting them from the field …

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INDONESIAN AMORPHOPHALLUS

The genus of Amorphophallus is largely confined to the paleotropics: distributed from the tropics of Afrika and Madagascar, throughout the Indian subcontinent and subtropical eastern Himalayas; in subtropical and tropical Southeast Asia; through the Malay Archipelago; to tropical western Pasific and Northheast Australia This genus encompasses more than 220 species, of wich 63 species are …

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COLLECTING AND IDENTIFYING AMORPHOPHALLUS

COLLECTING AND IDENTIFYING AMORPHOPHALLUS

Collecting Amorphophallus species from the field is part of the effort required to sustain members of the genus faced with threats to their continued existence. Collecting these plants from the wild is for conservation purposes and to advance botanical knowledge. Mostly, Indonesian Amorphophallus species have a very restricted distribution; therefore, collecting them from the field …

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