is the common name for members of the Araceae
family of plants.
inflorescence is usually a bizarre combination
of spathe and spadix, commonly known as the "flower".
real flowers are small and can be found surrounding
the lower portion of the spadix.
flowers are pollinate by flies and beetles that
are attracted to foul scents.
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spathe and the spadix of Amorphophallus obscurus.