spathe

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any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries alocasia , elephant's ear , elephant ear
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
malodorous tropical plant having a spathe that resembles the corolla of a morning glory and attains a diameter of several feet Amorphophallus titanum , krubi , titan 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
tuberous perennial having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; Mediterranean; Canaries; Azores Arisarum vulgare , friar's-cowl
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
ornamental plant of Middle East cultivated for its dark purple spathe Arum palaestinum , black calla
plant of wetlands and bogs of temperate regions having small greenish flowers partly enclosed in a white spathe and red berries Calla palustris , water arum , wild calla
deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe foetid pothos , polecat weed , skunk cabbage , Symplocarpus foetidus
perennial herb of the eastern United States having arrowhead-shaped leaves and an elongate pointed spathe and green berries green arrow arum , Peltandra virginica , tuckahoe
clump-forming deciduous perennial swamp plant of western North America similar to Symplocarpus foetidus but having a yellow spathe Lysichiton americanum , skunk cabbage
any of various plants of the genus Spathiphyllum having a white or green spathe and a spite of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental peace lily , spathe flower , spathiphyllum
calla having a rose-colored spathe pink calla , Zantedeschia rehmanii
fleshy axis of a spike often surrounded by a spathe spadix
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