Definition of Orontium

1. Noun. One species of aquatic plant: golden club.

Exact synonyms: Genus Orontium
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Golden Club, Orontium Aquaticum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orontium

Ornithodoros verrucosus
Ornithogalum
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
Ornithogalum thyrsoides
Ornithogalum umbellatum
Ornithomimida
Ornithonyssus
Ornithorhynchidae
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Oro
Orobanchaceae
Oromos
Orono
Orontes
Orontium (current term)
Orontium aquaticum
Orosirian
Oroya fever
Orozco
Orphean
Orpheus
Orphic
Orphism
Orpington
Orr
Orrin
Orsamål
Orsi-Grocco method
Orson Welles

Literary usage of Orontium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"... without the rampant character of its parent. In cultivation it is more desirable than the Cape Cod Pink Pond-Lily which it closely resembles. Orontium ..."

2. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Orontium aquaticum. Leaves lanceolate and oval. Obs. 8713. ... Leaf oblongo-lanceolate. Obs. 8713. Orontium aquaticum. Schoepf 49. 2. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Orontium L. Sp. PI. 324. 1753. Aquatic herbs, with thick rootstocks buried in the mud, ... Orontium aquaticum L. Golden-club. Floating Arum. Fig. 1118. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"Orontium, Calla, river ... Orpheus.') properties of this order are acrid. Orontium, I Orpiment (Lat. ..."

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