Term for +ACI-handedness+ACI- in Arisaema?

Pacific Rim Native Plants paige at HILLKEEP.CA
Thu Jul 18 21:00:46 CDT 2002

Arisaema spathes wrap sometimes to the right,  sometimes to the
left. Can anyone give me a good botanical term for this? A
picture showing
the phenomenon in A. candidissimum is at

The cause of this "handedness" also interests me, but I suspect
that is beyond the official realm of discussion on Taxacom. 8-)

Paige Woodward
paige at hillkeep.ca

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