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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.
XII International Aroid Conference
July 6-10, 2017 in Cali, Colombia

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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
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- Have a gander at this cool article on pollination of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius.

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IAS Calendar:
  July 6-10, 2017 - International Aroid Conference, Cali Colombia.
  September 16th & 17th, 2017 - Annual Show and Sale in Miami, FL