spadix

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foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix Amorphophallus rivieri , devil's tongue , snake palm , umbrella arum
commonly cultivated anthurium having bright scarlet spathe and spadix Anthurium andraeanum , Anthurium scherzerianum , flamingo flower , flamingo plant
common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries Arisaema atrorubens , Arisaema triphyllum , Indian turnip , jack-in-the-pulpit , wake-robin
early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix Arisaema dracontium , green dragon
any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe aroid , arum
South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix arum lily , calla , calla lily , Zantedeschia aethiopica
common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum Arum maculatum , cuckoopint , jack-in-the-pulpit , lords-and-ladies
tropical Asiatic herbs similar to Colocasia but distinguished by a large sterile spadix genus Alocasia
aquatic plant of the southeastern United States having blue-green leaves and a spadix resembling a club covered with tiny yellow flowers golden club , Orontium aquaticum
conspicuous bract surrounding or subtending a spadix or other inflorescence spathe
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