Lasia spinosa THW. Leaves rosette, simple, lanceolate, sagittate, or pinnatipartite, thorny along the veins, cm long, up to 25 cm wide; petiole cm long. Spathe twisted, opening only at the bases, cm long, brown or purple; spadix cylindrical, up to cm long and Berry obovoid, muricate at the top, 1 cm long; seed 5 mm long, 3. Common in moist, shaded areas along rivers in evergreen forest, widespread throughout the country. The plants are normally collected from natural habitat, it is occasionally grown for family consumption.
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Lasia spinosa L. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Home Search Contact. Dracontium spinosum L. Lasia aculeata Lour.
Leaves Photograph by: Bernard Dupont. The spiny leaf stem Photograph by: Ahmad Fuad Morad. The spiny underside of the leaf Photograph by: Ahmad Fuad Morad. Base of the plant Photograph by: Ahmad Fuad Morad.
Fruiting stem Photograph by: Eric in SF. Flowers Photograph by: Raffi Kojian. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, London. Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN - Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.
Not for the casual reader. Year ISBN - Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry. Add a Comment: If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.
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Please enter the date on which you consulted the system. Toggle navigation. Open swampy sites, sometimes forming large stands; occasionally in boggy places in forest undergrowth but not flowering there? Phenology Fl. General Description Herbs, 1—2m tall. Stem long creeping and stoloniferous, erect or ascending, ca. Peduncle to 47cm, laxly prickly.
Lasia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae , native to Asia and New Guinea. The genus contains only two known species, Lasia spinosa and Lasia concinna. The farmer had been growing them for their edible young leaves. This species of Lasia had been known of previously only from a single specimen at the Bogor Botanic Gardens , formally described in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the insect genus, see Lasia fly. World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae and Acoraceae :