bulbifer - click image to enlarge
konjac [blackstem or dark stem]
st: stems darker,
purplish to black, lacking spots in some cases
eval: 'Nightstick' is a good, proven clone of this type
konjac 'Galloway Giant' - click image
konjac 'Galloway Giant'
ht: a larger, more
konjac 'Gordon's Gold' (3/4)
or: David Gordon
konjac 'Leo Song'
st: pink with purple
spots, very little if any olive pigmentation
konjac 'Nightstick' (3/4)
st: nearly all
purplish-black, very few if any spots, best color with some age
lt: blades less incised than species typical
or: Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh NC USA 1994
ht: 3-6 in. - very
dwarf, a 10 year old bulb was only 1 inch wide!
ha: congested, very small, leaves closely crowded
in: Plant Delights Nursery c. 2002
konjac 'Shattered Glass'
sectored, and sometimes margins white to gray, chimera about 40% of
or: Michael Marcotrigaian 1994
lc: mottled foliage
ns: very likely not a valid name. 'Shattered Glass' may be a similar
Amorphophallus paeoniifolius 'Gajendra' (9/3)
ht: 60 in.
pet: green mottled white to 85% of surface, very showy
or: A.N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, India
ch: USDA 8
Plant Delights Nursery
(Fall 2003 Catalog: 6, with color photo)
titanum - click image