Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Arum pictum L. subsp. sagittifolium Rosselló & L. Sáez

Family : ARACEAE

Genus : Arum

    Catalan common name : Cugot. Rapa blava. Rape mascle.

    Spanish common name : Aro.

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Mallorca. Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearic)

    Endemisms : Balearic Islands

    Flowering time : September. October.

    Habitat : Coastal garriques and rock creviceses.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : Arum pictum has large leaves like Arum italicum, but they have clearly visible white veins and a fine reddish line along the leaf’s margin. On the contrary to Arum italicum, it flowers in autumn; the spathe has reddish colours and the spadix is very dark. It lives in dry garrigues (Mediterranean woodland). This species is a Tyrrhenian endemism (Eastern Balearics, Corsica and Sardinia).

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra