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One open and several unopened spathes

Closed spathe

Opened spathe: purple spadix,

male flowers above female flowers 

Hairs, male and female flowers

Close-up of male flowers - 4 stamens each

Close-up of female flowers, sessile stigmas


Downward hairs - keeping insects in 

Cream spadix

Early green berries

Later orange berries


Thick stem and fragile root system