Definition of Arisarum
1. Noun. Tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs; mainly Mediterranean area.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Arisarum Vulgare, Friar's-cowl
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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. ..."