Rootstock ready for planting. The curved bit at the top are the dead leaves that have been cut off.
Tacca aka Black Bat Flower closeup....
Black Batflower seedpod
T. chantrieri is not always brown.
I treasure this plant.
A closer shot.
At the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers
So unique looking.
Found at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers. Not in flower.
taken at LOU gardens Orlando FL
in San Francisco conservatory
plant in San Francisco conservatory
Bought July 2008, had one flower in December 2008 and one 2009. Very interesting and beautiful
This is the white form of Tacca. Tacca intergifolia.
Tacca Integrifolia again . Flowered for me in Dec. Only six months old
University of Washington, Botany Greenhouse, Seattle, WA
Hand pollination was done by squeezing and lightly beating the flowers.