Definition of Lysichiton
1. Noun. Skunk cabbage.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
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Literary usage of Lysichiton
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"In any case, it was a big Aroid, with the habit of lysichiton and Symplocarpus, flowering before the development of its enormous leaves. ..."
2. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray, Charles Sprague Sargent (1889)
"Only seven of the genera here noted are peculiar to northeastern Asia and northwestern America: namely, Glehnia, Oplopanax, and lysichiton, each of a single ..."
3. The English Rock-garden by Reginald John Farrer (1919)
"lysichiton ... a median station between L. Viscaria and L. alpina, having clearer pink flowers on stems of half a foot or so in May and June. lysichiton ..."
4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1921)
"... in lysichiton (4) and in Aglaonema com- mutatum (6). Along with the other forms, there is in Arisaema no migration of the free endosperm nuclei to the ..."
5. The International Year Book edited by Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck (1900)
"The author points out the resemblance of the antipodal cells of lysichiton to certain compositae, and he no longer regards these cells as merely vestiges of ..."
6. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"Antipodal cells are numerous (a dozen or more) in Aglaonema and lysichiton. 6. Early divisions of the embryo may be (a) filamentous, or (b) of the quadrant ..."
7. Annual Report by Smithsonian Institution (1868)
"2, pp. 408-9; Sitka, Bischoff. I give the description and some remarks on the affinities of this plant, by Professor Gray, 1. o. lysichiton Schott. ..."