Definition of Peltandra
1. Noun. Small genus of North American marsh or aquatic herbs.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Arrow Arum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peltandra
Literary usage of Peltandra
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"To Mr. ML Fernald I am indebted for the following data. " The only occurrence of Peltandra in Maine, besides Miss ..."
2. The American Monthly Microscopical Journal by Chas. W. Smiley (1901)
"19 represents a small portion of the Peltandra petiole in cross section. Fig. ... Richardia africana has the same structure as the Peltandra. ..."
3. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"Peltandra. Flowers with 'a perianth. Spadix enclosed in a shell-like fleshy spathe. ... Peltandra Raf. 1. Peltandra VIRGINICA (L.) Kuntze. Arrow Arum. M. p. ..."