Definition of Genus spathiphyllum

1. Noun. Evergreen rhizomatous perennials of tropical America and Philippines and Indonesia.

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Peace Lily, Spathe Flower, Spathiphyllum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Spathiphyllum

genus Solidago
genus Somateria
genus Sonchus
genus Sonora
genus Sophora
genus Sorbus
genus Sorex
genus Sorghum
genus Spadella
genus Spalax
genus Sparaxis
genus Sparganium
genus Sparmannia
genus Spartina
genus Spartium
genus Spathiphyllum
genus Spergula
genus Spergularia
genus Sphacele
genus Sphacelotheca
genus Sphaeralcea
genus Sphaerocarpos
genus Sphaerocarpus
genus Sphagnum
genus Sphecius
genus Sphecotheres
genus Spheniscus
genus Sphenodon
genus Sphyraena

Literary usage of Genus spathiphyllum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"Genus SPATHIPHYLLUM SPATHIPHYLLUM COMMUTATUM Schott. Reorders states that in Celebes the young leaves of this plant are cooked and eaten as a vegetable. ..."

2. Wochenschrift des Vereines zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den Königlich by Karl Heinrich Emil Koch, Verein zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den Königlich Preussischen Staaten (1861)
"Beispielsweise haben wir sein 1832 aufgestelltes genus spathiphyllum, da es ganz verschiedene Pflanzen in sich schliesst, in 2 Genera getheilt, ..."

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