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The spathe and spadix of Amorphophallus titanum by Kandis Elliot. What is an Aroid?
Aroid is the common name for members of the Araceae family of plants, sometimes known as the Philodendron or Arum family. The occasionally beautiful and often bizarre combination of spathe and spadix called the inflorescence, sometimes referred to as a "flower", is a distinguishing feature of all aroids.
New Australia Chapter
A new Australia group has started - check out their Facebook and Instagram.
40th Annual Show and Sale RESCHEDULED!
February 3-4, 2018 in Miami, Florida

Join us for a very special replacement show and sale indeed, celebrating forty years of bringing the Aroid community together. Dr. Thomas Croat will headline an all-star cast of plant personalities for a weekend you will NOT want to miss. The regular September show will also be back this year: 9/22-9/23.

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Looking for information on Amorphophallus and Amorphophallus titanum?
- Check out the genus page on Amorphophallus for articles, links to culture and more
- Buy reprints of Aroideana Volume 19 - the Amorphophallus issue
- Have a gander at this cool article on pollination of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius.

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IAS Calendar:
  February 3-4, 2018 - Rescheduled Post-Irma Annual Show and Sale in Miami, FL
  September 22th & 23rd, 2018 - Regular Annual Show and Sale in Miami, FL