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Eminium intortum DPR.png
Eminium intortum[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Areae
Genus: Eminium
Eminium distribution.svg
Range of the genus Eminium.

Helicophyllum Schott

Eminium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. The genus ranges from Turkey and Egypt east to Central Asia.[2][3] Usually they can be found growing in barren areas in sand or stony soil. The foliage of Eminium resembles Helicodiceros and its inflorescence and fruit resembles those of Biarum.[4]

  1. Eminium albertii (Regel) Engl. - Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan
  2. Eminium heterophyllum (Blume) Schott - Iran, Iraq, Turkey
  3. Eminium intortum (Banks & Sol.) Kuntze - Turkey, Syria
  4. Eminium jaegeri Bogner & P.C.Boyce - Iran
  5. Eminium koenenianum Lobin & P.C.Boyce - Turkey
  6. Eminium lehmannii (Bunge) Kuntze - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan
  7. Eminium rauwolffii (Blume) Schott - Turkey, Syria
  8. Eminium regelii Vved. - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
  9. Eminium spiculatum (Blume) Schott - Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran


  1. ^ Pohl in Das Pflanzenreich of Engler - "Das Pflanzenreich" Vol. 73-74 (1920)
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  4. ^ Bown, Demi (2000). Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family. Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-485-7.