Native to from seasonally dry savannas and scrubs in Kenya. Ethiopia and Somalia. This species stands out for the beauty of its wide inflorecence, which is "chocolate coloured", with changing hints of purple, reds and greens. The spadix grows two or three times the height of the the spathe. Leaves appear after the bloom and can reach 50-100 cm. Flat tubers, easy in cultivation.
What do we ship?
We ship a tuber of 3 cm diameter, about 2 years old. It will be shipped dormant and leafless or in moist sphagnum if growing.