Re: amorphophallus campanulatus and arum campanulatum


In a message dated 97-07-24 10:15:22 EDT, W.HETTER@pbga.agro.nl (NAME
"Wilbert Hetterscheid") writes:

> >7. the etymology of the names amorphophallus campanulatus and arum
>  >campanulatum 
>  
>  "campanulatus" = bell-shaped, referring to the shape of the spathe.
>  Paeoniifolius = "with a Paeonia like leaf"
>  
Thanks very much for the information. Could you also explain the etymology of
the terms amorphophallus and arum? 

Thanks in advance.

With regards

S. Palaniappan



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