Bat Flower

Winston D. Munnings

Joined September 2010

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[Photo No. F-777]

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The genus Tacca, which includes the Bat flowers and Arrowroot, consists of ten species of flowering plants in the order Dioscoreales, native to tropical regions of Africa, Australia, and south-eastern Asia. In older texts, the genus was treated in its own family Taccaceae, but the 2003 APG II system incorporates it into the family Dioscoreaceae. Taccaceae is native to Malaysia. Several species are cultivated as ornamental plants for their bold foliage and large flowers. The well-known T. chantrieri goes by the names of Black Bat Flower, Bat-head Lily, Devil Flower or Cat’s Whiskers. Tacca integrifolia is known as the Purple or White Bat Flower. Other cultivated varieties include the Arrowroot, T. pinnatifida leontopetaloides, and T. cristata aspera.


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Nikon D300 (Two Bodies) ~ Nikon D200 (Back-Up)
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