Arthropodium candidum

Species

Arthropodium candidum

Etymology

Arthropodium: From the Greek words arthron 'joint' and pous 'foot', referring to the jointed floral foot stalks.
candidum: white

Current Threat Status

2012 - Not Threatened

Previous Threat Status

2009 - Not Threatened
2004 - Not Threatened

Authority

Arthropodium candidum Raoul

Family

Asparagaceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Native

Synonyms

Arthropodium reflexum Col.; Arthropodium ramulosum Col.; Arthropodium bulbosum Simpson

Main Flower Colour

White

Other Flower Colour

Black

Threats

Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 22

Endemic Taxon

Yes

Endemic Genus

No

Endemic Family

No

Where To Buy

Common in cultivation. Most nurseries stock the naturally occurring purple-leaved form.

  

References and further reading

Thorsen, M. J.; Dickinson, K. J. M.; Seddon, P. J. 2009. Seed dispersal systems in the New Zealand flora. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 2009 Vol. 11 No. 4 pp. 285-309

This page last updated on 6 Apr 2017

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