Definition of Araceae
1. Noun. Anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Arales, Order Arales
Member holonyms: Aroid, Arum, Genus Arum, Acorus, Genus Acorus, Acoraceae, Subfamily Acoraceae, Aglaonema, Genus Aglaonema, Genus Alocasia, Genus Amorphophallus, Genus Anthurium, Arisaema, Genus Arisaema, Arisarum, Genus Arisarum, Genus Caladium, Calla, Genus Calla, Colocasia, Genus Colocasia, Genus Cryptocoryne, Dieffenbachia, Genus Dieffenbachia, Genus Dracontium, Dracunculus, Genus Dracunculus, Epipremnum, Genus Epipremnum, Genus Lysichiton, Genus Lysichitum, Lysichiton, Lysichitum, Genus Monstera, Genus Nephthytis, Genus Orontium, Orontium, Genus Peltandra, Peltandra, Genus Philodendron, Genus Pistia, Genus Pothos, Genus Scindapsus, Scindapsus, Genus Spathiphyllum, Genus Symplocarpus, Symplocarpus, Genus Syngonium, Syngonium, Genus Xanthosoma, Xanthosoma, Genus Zantedeschia, Zantedeschia
Derivative terms: Araceous
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Araceae
Literary usage of Araceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Palm-lianes. Scrambling bamboos. Root-climbers. Cyclanthaceae and Pandanaceae. araceae. Their absorbing and attaching roots. Twiners. ..."
2. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"The corm of the Indian turnip or Jack-in-the-pulpit I Arisaema triphyllum) a common plant of the araceae growing in rich woods in eastern North America. ..."
3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"araceae), perennial herbs growing in middle and southern Fu- rope. The tubers are gathered in the fall or spring, preferably the latter, the outer layers ..."