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Arum

Arum sp

Description:

Arums are herbaceous perennial plants, forming a roosette of basal leaves, somewhat in form of arrowhead. The flowers are produced in an inflorescence called spadix, which may be partially enclosed in a spathe or leaf-like hood, whose color depends on species. The flowers are hidden from sight, clustered at the base of the spadix. The fruit is a cluster of bright orange or red berries.

Habitat:

Native to Mediterranean region, this arum fruits were seen growing in shade, in arboretum of Trsteno, Dubrovnik riviera.

Notes:

These attractive red to orange berries are extremely poisonous, and the entire plant can provoke alergies.

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Croatia

Lat: 42.71, Long: 17.98

Spotted on Jul 7, 2015
Submitted on Oct 22, 2016

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