Definition of Calla palustris
1. Noun. Plant of wetlands and bogs of temperate regions having small greenish flowers partly enclosed in a white spathe and red berries.
Group relationships: Calla, Genus Calla
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Calla Palustris
Literary usage of Calla palustris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"A monotypic genus of the cooler portions of the north temperate zone. 1. calla palustris L. Water Arum. (Fig. 88o.) calla palustris L. Sp. Pl. 968. 1753. ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... less than 10 per cent of the species being met with in temperate regions. Acorus Calamus, Arum maculatum, and calla palustris reach the furthest north. ..."
3. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Charles Darwin (1883)
"This shows an intermediate stage between the open spathe of calla palustris and the closed prison of Arum maculatura (728). ..."
4. Through the Year with Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Herbert Wendell Gleason (1917)
"... some even in swamps, — upholding their rich, striped, red, drooping sacks. Journal, VIH, 365. WILD CALLA LILY (calla palustris) JUNE 7, 1857. ..."
5. Botany: An Elementary Text for Schools by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"calla palustris. base rolling about the spadix, Several species are cultivated, but the following is the only common one: R. Africana, Kunth. ..."