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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.
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A new color poster featuring all current Aroid genera was released at the 2012 Show and Sale. It is now available for ordering online here.
18"x24" and suitable for framing, it comes by first class mail in a poster tube. The cost is $5+shipping.

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A new t-shirt from the 2012 show featuring the IAS leaves on the front, and a cool new design on the back is now avaliable for purchase online here.

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