Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Lysichiton americanus Hulten & H.St.John - American Skunk-cabbage - Araceae
Lysichiton americanus
© Ulster Museum
Lysichiton americanus
© Stan Beesley
Lysichiton americanus
© Graham Day
Lysichiton americanus
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

This is an introduced garden plant, related to our native cuckoo-pint (Arum maculatum) but much bigger, more brightly coloured and found in wet marshy places such as around the lake in Hillsborough Park.

All names: Lysichiton americanus Hulten & H.St.John