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  seed heads of Arisaemas
From: Don Martinson llmen at execpc.com> on 2000.10.08 at 13:11:59(5536)
>Is there any way to tell the difference between the seed heads of
>Arisaema triphyllum and Arisaema dracontium once they have been removed
>from the plant?

In my experience, the seed heads of A. triphyllum are much more
robust than those of A. dracontium and the berries ripen to a red
color, whereas those of A. dracontium remain green, maturing to a
greenish-cream. Also, on my dracontiums, the spath remains much more
evident (at maturity), while the spath of triphyllum deteriorates.

Don Martinson

From: "George R Stilwell, Jr." grsjr at juno.com> on 2000.10.10 at 22:20:08(5538)

Arisaema dracontium berries turn bright red here. I also find them to be
larger than A. triphyllum
most years. The spathe of both plants deteriorates here. But neither of
these properties is

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