Definition of Arisarum

1. Noun. Tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs; mainly Mediterranean area.

Exact synonyms: Genus Arisarum
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Arisarum Vulgare, Friar's-cowl



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arisarum

Ariidae
Arijit
Arikara
Arilus
Arilus cristatus
Ariman
Ariocarpus
Ariocarpus fissuratus
Arioch
Ariomma
Ariostan
Arisaema
Arisaema atrorubens
Arisaema dracontium
Arisaema triphyllum
Arisarum
Arisarum vulgare
Aristarch
Aristarchian
Aristarchs
Aristarchus
Aristarchus of Samos
Aristide Maillol
Aristocort
Aristolochia
Aristolochia clematitis
Aristolochia durior
Aristolochia macrophylla
Aristolochia serpentaria
Aristolochiaceae

Literary usage of Arisarum

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

1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1863)
"... Arum arisarum is arisarum vulgare ... by that of arisarum ... was known as arisarum angustifolium ..."

2. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"The whole effect of the flower is that of a mouse, with waving tail, diving down some hole. Indeed the resemblance of arisarum ..."

3. Rambles on the Riviera by Eduard Strasburger (1906)
"arisarum vulgare, two flowers, and leaf of Arum italicum, from Mentone, p. 41. ... Arum italicum, leaf, and two flowers of arisarum vulgare, p. 41. ..."

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