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Fam.: Araceae / Arum Fam.      

Genus:  Lysichiton  SCHOTT
 

Authors:
   HULTEN:  Oskar Eric Gunnar Hultén (1894 - 1981), Swedish botanist
   H.ST.JOHN:  Harold St. John (1892 - 1991), American botanist on Hawaii
   SCHOTT:  Heinrich Wilhelm Schott (1794 - 1865), Austrian botanist
 

Etymology:
   Lysichiton:   loose cloak (open spathe)
   americanus:   from America
 

Lysichiton americanus originates from the Western part of North America, and is also grown in gardens and parks in Europe. First in Great Britain, later also in Ireland, Scandinavian countries, and Germany it was observed to run wild at wet places. In between selling of the plant is prohibited according to the EU edict on invasive alien species.
The population near Elmstein was found in 2010, but the first Lysichiton must have been planted at least 10 years earlier.

 

Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 1:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 2:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 3:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 4:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 5:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 6:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 7:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 8:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 9:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 10:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 11:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 12:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 13:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 14:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 15:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 16:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 17:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Fig. 18:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Elmstein 6.4.2022
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Duisburg 22.8.2018
Fig. 19:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Duisburg 22.8.2018
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Duisburg 22.8.2018
Fig. 20:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Duisburg 22.8.2018
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, D Duisburg 22.8.2018
Fig. 21:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
D Duisburg 22.8.2018
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, GB Wales, Snowdonia Nationalpark 28.4.2017 (Photo: Udo Ras)
Fig. 22:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
GB Wales, Snowdonia Nationalpark 28.4.2017 (Photo: Udo Ras)
Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern, GB Wales, Snowdonia Nationalpark 28.4.2017 (Photo: Udo Ras)
Fig. 23:  Lysichiton americanus / American Skunk Cabbage, Swamp Lantern
GB Wales, Snowdonia Nationalpark 28.4.2017 (Photo: Udo Ras)

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