Country of Origin: Trop. & Subtrop. Asia to N. Australia
Habitat: Loose leafy detritus in moist shady habitats
Description: Of wide occurrence in tropical Asia and Australasia, this species has a echinate-verrucate (spiny) solitary leaf up to 3 ft (1 m) long on a dark green, pale-spotted stalk. The purple and green, white-spotted spathe, up to 10 in (25 cm) across, has a protruding, spadix with a very large, spongy, deep purple terminal knob.