Caladium bicolor (Aiton) Vent.

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Caladium bicolor
  • Basionym : Arum bicolor Aiton
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caladium bicolor (Aiton) Vent.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : December onwards
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : Often cultivated for its ornamental leaves. Sometimes as an escape.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : South America; Cultivated elsewhere
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Caladium bicolor. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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