Definition of Lysichitum
1. Noun. Skunk cabbage.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
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Literary usage of Lysichitum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"More wild species of flowering plants in western USA should be introduced in the gardens of Europe, including lysichitum ..."
2. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Historical and Descriptive by William Jackson Bean, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer (1908)
"... suitable conditions for moisture-loving plants too tender to show their best out-of- doors. Most notable of them is, perhaps, a species of lysichitum, ..."
3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"When planted in water they should be 6-12 in. beneath the surface. lysichitum.—A genus containing only one species :— L. ..."
4. Catalogue of Canadian Plants by John Macoun, Geological Survey of Canada, Nils Conrad Kindberg (1883)
"(JM Macoun.) Oba Lake, Ont. (R. Bell.) Canada to the Saskatchewan and Hudson Bay. (Hooker, Fl.) 644. lysichitum, Schott. (WESTERN SKUNK CABBAGE) (2409. ..."