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Symplocarpus foetidus

Symplocarpus foetidus

Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Salisb. ex Nutt. Engl.: skunk-cabbage, eastern skunk cabbage, foetid hellebore, meadow-cabbage, polecat-weed, skunk-weed. Deu.: Stinkende Drachenwurzel. Fran.: chou puant, belluaine, symplocarpe chou-puant, symplocarpe fétide, tabac du diable. Bot. syn.: Dracontium foetidus L., Ictodes foetidus Big., Pothos foetida Michx., Spathyema foetida (L.) Raf.


Botanical name:

Classic texts: Scudder's Materia Medica, 1898: Diaphoretics.


Botanical name:

Classic texts: USDisp 1918.

Photo: Symplocarpus foetidus.

Taxonomy extra:
fa. latissimus. Plant. Compare to the other skunk cabbage, Lysichiton americanus. Rokko Alpine bot.g., Kobe, Japan. Planted. 2001-05-07.

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