|Scientific name:||Arum palaestinum Boiss.|
|Common name:||Palestine Arum|
|Hebrew name:||לוף ארצישראלי|
|Arabic name:||اللوف الفلسطيني|
|Stems:||20-60 cm tall|
|Fruits / pods:||Cluster of red-orange berries|
|Flowering Period:||March, April|
|Distribution:||Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Shrub-steppes, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Arum. The name "Aron," with the Greek termination, has been used in the most ancient times, having been applied by Hippocrates (c.460 - c.377 BCE), Theophrastus (370 - about 285 BCE), Dioscorides (ca. 40 - ca.90 CE) and Pliny (23 - 79 CE), but by the latter with the Latin termination (Arum).
palaestinum, from Palestine.
The Hebrew word: לןף, luf, from Aramaic: לופא, Lufa, Arabic: לופ, lup.
See the list of Medicinal herbs in Israel, the parts used and their medical uses to treat various diseases.