An herbaceous, aroid-like plant dying back to a large, rounded subterranean tuber. the large spreading leaf is divided onto three main branches, each bearing a number of broad, ovate to rounded lobes. The leaves may be up to 45cm across and are carried on a fleshy stalk to 80cm tall. Small, rounded, greenish-purple flowers are clustered at the end of a fleshy stem to 90cm tall. This cluster is surrounded by large, greenish bracts. Long, thread-like filimanets hang from between the flowers. The fruit are yellow and fleshy.
A common species of open forests also extending into rainforests.
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