Definition of Arum family
1. Noun. Anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Arales, Order Arales
Member holonyms: Aroid, Arum, Genus Arum, Acorus, Genus Acorus, Acoraceae, Subfamily Acoraceae, Aglaonema, Genus Aglaonema, Genus Alocasia, Genus Amorphophallus, Genus Anthurium, Arisaema, Genus Arisaema, Arisarum, Genus Arisarum, Genus Caladium, Calla, Genus Calla, Colocasia, Genus Colocasia, Genus Cryptocoryne, Dieffenbachia, Genus Dieffenbachia, Genus Dracontium, Dracunculus, Genus Dracunculus, Epipremnum, Genus Epipremnum, Genus Lysichiton, Genus Lysichitum, Lysichiton, Lysichitum, Genus Monstera, Genus Nephthytis, Genus Orontium, Orontium, Genus Peltandra, Peltandra, Genus Philodendron, Genus Pistia, Genus Pothos, Genus Scindapsus, Scindapsus, Genus Spathiphyllum, Genus Symplocarpus, Symplocarpus, Genus Syngonium, Syngonium, Genus Xanthosoma, Xanthosoma, Genus Zantedeschia, Zantedeschia
Derivative terms: Araceous
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arum Family
Literary usage of Arum family
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"arum family. Herbs mostly with basal long-petioled simple or compound leaves, and spatha- ceous inflorescence, the spathe enclosing or subtending a spadix. ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"NOTES UPON THE CRYSTALS IN CERTAIN SPECIES OF THE arum family. By Prof. WILLIAM R. LAZENBY, Columbus, Ohio. [ABSTRACT.l THE liquid contents of the cells of ..."
3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"The most familiar examples of this division are offered by the arum family. There are various exceptions to this style of inflorescence, and the division, ..."
4. Blossom Hosts and Insect Guests: How the Heath Family, the Bluets, the by William Hamilton Gibson (1901)
"... THE LORDS AND LADIES OF THE arum family THE most remarkable member of the Arum family is a British subject. Its method of welcome and an ..."
5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"A few species of seeds examined, especially those with a hard endosperm. NOTES UPON THE CRYSTALS IN CERTAIN SPECIES OF THE arum family. By Prof. ..."