|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2006|
|Journal:||Aroideana; Journal of the International Aroid Society|
|Keywords:||Araceae, endemic, natural history, Protarum sechellarum, Seychelles|
The monotypic genus Protarum is restricted to a few sites in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. The history of the single species, Protarum sechellarum Engl., and its characteristics are described, together with its ecology and future in the wild and in cultivation.