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Arthropodium

Arthropodium spp.

Arthropodium cirrhatum by Scott Zona (CC BY 2.0)

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Arthropodium milleflorum
Arthropodium strictum

Arthropodium Overview

Small genus of around 10 rhizomatous, herbaceous, tufted perennials native to Madagascar and Australasia, including New Caledonia. Some species have edible roots, which are consumed as root vegetables and others are grown for their pretty star-shaped white flowers.