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Plant family: araceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the araceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Amorphophallus konjac elephant yam; umbrella arumperennial (Z6-10) to 5'
Arisaema amurense perennial (Z4-9) green-brown
Arisaema candidissimum cobra lilyperennial (Z5-9) pink/white15"
Arisaema ciliatum cobra lilyperennial (Z6-9) 18-30"
Arisaema consanguineum Himalayan cobra lilyperennial (Z5-8) purple30"
Arisaema dracontium green dragonperennial light green (May-June)1-3'
Arisaema erubescens perennial (Z6-9) pink (late spring-early summer)20-30"
Arisaema flavum yellow jack-in-the-pulpitperennial (Z4-10) dark yellow12"
Arisaema griffithii Griffith's cobra lilyperennial (Z6-10) maroon
Arisaema heterophyllum dancing crane cobra lilyperennial (Z5-9) green/purple (spring)3'
Arisaema jacquemontii perennial green/white (summer)12-24"
Arisaema ringens Japanese cobra lilyperennial (Z5-9) purple/greenish white (spring)24"
Arisaema serratum cobra lilyperennial (Z5-8) white/purple30"
Arisaema serratum var. mayebarae Jack in the pulpitperennial (Z5-8) burgundy/white (spring)36"
Arisaema sikokianum jack in the pulpitperennial (Z5-9) dark purple/white30"
Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima cobra lilyperennial (Z5-8) purple15"
Arisaema tortuosum whipcord Jack-in-the-pulpitperennial (Z6-9) white/green4'
Arisaema triphyllum jack in the pulpitperennial (Z4-9) purple/green (late spring)2'
Arisarum proboscideum mouse plantperennial purple/white (spring)
Arum italicum Italian arumperennial (Z5-9) white12-18"
Caladium bicolor angel wingstender perennial (Z9-11) 12-24"
Colocasia 'Black Ripple' elephant earsperennial (Z8-11) to 36"
Colocasia esculenta 'Black Ruffles' elephant's eartender perennial (Z7b) 4-6'
Orontium aquaticum golden clubperennial yellow/white (May)8"
Pinellia pedatisecta green dragonperennial orange spathe (late summer)15"
Pinellia tripartita green dragonperennial (Z5-9) green (summer)12"
Sauromatum venosum voodoo lilyperennial (Z6-10) burgundy/yellow (early spring)36"
Typhonium venosum voodoo lilyperennial (Z6-10)
Zantedeschia aethiopica calla lilytender perennial (Z8-11) white3-4'

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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