Definition of Arrow arum
1. Noun. An aquatic plant of the genus Peltandra; North America.
Specialized synonyms: Green Arrow Arum, Peltandra Virginica, Tuckahoe
Generic synonyms: Aquatic Plant, Hydrophyte, Hydrophytic Plant, Water Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arrow Arum
Literary usage of Arrow arum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. How to Know Wild Fruits: A Guide to Plants when Not in Flower by Means of by Maude Gridley Peterson (1914)
"The Green Arrow-arum berries, however, are green and nearly inclosed in the lower portion of the sheathing spathe. The upper part of the spathe breaks off ..."
2. The Life of Inland Waters: An Elementary Text Book of Freshwater Biology for by James George Needham, John Thomas Lloyd (1915)
"Fruit clusters of four emergent aquatic seed plants; arrow-arum (Peltandra), ... A few aroids, such as arrow arum and the calla adorn the boggy shores. ..."
3. Water-lilies and how to Grow Them: With Chapters on the Proper Making of by Henry Shoemaker Conard, Henri Hus (1907)
"... Rhubarb Saxifrage Meadow rue Colt's foot arrow arum False hellebore Bocconia cordata Gunnera manicata and G. scabra Polygonum ..."
4. The Fairyland of Flowers: A Popular Illustrated Botany by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick (1890)
"If the plant is like the Arrow-Arum except that the spathe is white, then we call it a Calla. GREEN DRAGON—Has only one leaf on a stalk, ten or twelve ..."