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spadix

(spā′dĭks)
n. pl. spa·dices (-dĭ-sēz′)
A fleshy clublike spike bearing minute flowers, usually enclosed within a sheathlike spathe, characteristic of aroid plants such as the jack-in-the-pulpit.

spadix

a massive, fleshy spike of flowers protected by a large, sometimes green, bract called a spathe. A classic example of a plant with such a structure is the ARUM LILY.
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differing in having a purplish spadix and leaf blades with dark punctations on the lower surface; and A.
The spadix often consists of a proximal reproductive zone and a distal, sterile appendix.
The SECP has recently received a letter from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), wherein it was reported that associated companies of M/s Spadix Group were involved in illegal deposit from general public in the name of Modarbat.
The color of the spathe ranges from white to purple, the spadix is creamy (pale) yellow, and the pistils, anthers and pollen are whitish.
The yellow flower, standing more than four feet tall, has attracted visitors all week long as it prepared to bloom, but not for its striking yellow central column - or spadix - or its crimson-and-green dishbowl-shaped petal - or spathe - but rather its stinking perfume.
Always bitterly exuberant, you see life as a pink spathe swathing a yellow spadix.
Aroids are plants that have flowers wrapped around a central club-like spadix rather like a Mexican tortilla wrap.
The tiny, tight-packed seeds cover each cigarlike spadix in firm brown velvet.
Unique Characteristics: Flower is not a true "lily," but is often referred to as such; spathe of color surrounds the spadix.
Name Origin: From the Greek words anthos (flower) and oura (tail), referring to the tail-like inflorescence or spadix.
Anthurium--Anthurium scherzerianum; a tropical perennial herb, family Araceae; grown intensively in greenhouses for its bright scarlet spathe and its coiled yellow spadix.
A spadix (SPAY-diks) is a thick or fleshy flower spike usually surrounded by a conspicuous or colorful bract called a spathe.