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.

Exact synonyms: Water Arum, Wild Calla
Group relationships: Calla, Genus Calla
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant



Lexicographical Neighbors of Calla Palustris

California wine
California yellow bells
California yew
Californian
Californians
Californio
Californios
Caligula
Caligulan
Caliphate State
Calippic
Calixtus III
Calkins' sign
Call-Exner bodies
Calla
Calla palustris
Callaghan
Callahan's method
Callander's amputation
Callas
Callicebus
Callie
Callimorpha
Callimorpha jacobeae
Callinectes
Callinectes sapidus
Callinus
Callionymidae
Calliope
Calliopean

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. ..."

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