Family:
Araceae Juss.
Genus:
Arum L.

Arum sintenisii (Engl.) P.C.Boyce

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Cyprus, SW. Turkey.

[CATE]

CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

Distribution
Northern Cyprus (Kythraea).
Habitat
Uncultivated olive groves.
General Description
INFLORESCENCE smelling sweet. Peduncle as long as the petioles. Spathe-limb elliptic-ovate, acute; spadix -appendix cylindric, stalkless. Germination epigeal.
Phenology
Flowering April to May.
Diagnostic
Inflorescence borne at or slightly above the level of the leaves. Spathe-limb elliptic-ovate, acute; spadix-appendix cylindric, stalkless. Inflorescence with a strong fruity smell. (similar to Arum orientale and Arum hygrophilum)

Native to:

Cyprus, Turkey

Arum sintenisii (Engl.) P.C.Boyce appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sintenis, P.E.E. [130], Cyprus K000400282 Unknown type material
Sintenis, P.E.E. [130], Cyprus K000400281 Unknown type material
Sintenis, P.E.E. [130], Cyprus K000400283 Unknown type material

First published in Ann. Mus. Goulandris 9: 33 (1994 publ. 1995)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Floras? (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Hand, R. (ed.) (2015). Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VIII Willdenowia 45: 245-259.

Literature

CATE Araceae

  • Boyce, P.C. 1993. The Genus Arum. 196 pp.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Floras? (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.

  • CATE Araceae

    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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