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Arum

a genus of the family Araceae which contains many ornamental plants. Includes A. italicum, A. maculatum. Causes intense irritation to the oral mucosa, thought to be due to oxalate raphide crystals in the plant. Called also arum lily, cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies.
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While September could be Mayweather's final outing, quite possibly in a rematch against Pacquiao, Arum predicts the Filipino southpaw he has promoted since 2006 will continue fighting until the end of next year.
One opponent Pacquiao is unlikely to face is Amir Khan, with Arum insisting the Briton rejected the fight - "with Khan a lot of it is just talk".
Mayweather claims that Arum shortchanged him on matches against Arturo Gatti in 2005 and Zab Judah in 2006.
After considering a choice between Mosley, lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez and WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto, Pacquiao informed Arum of his choice last week in the Philippines.
Arum suggested that the issue over drug testing had been resolved and speculated that the pending trial of Floyd s uncle and trainer Roger Mayweather over a charge he attacked a female boxer could be why Floyd would not agree to fight this year.
Beyond the true Arums, there is a huge range of plants from the Arum family for you to search out, including the Peace Lily, Spathiphyllum; the mouse plant, Arisarum proboscideum with its strange long-tailed spathes; the Arisaema's that have become so popular for collectors over recent years; the bog Arum, Calla pallustris; the Yellow Skunk Cabbage, Lysichiton americanus with its distinctive musky smell and the Flamingo Flower, Anthurium andraeanum.
This is going to be a fight," Arum said from his offices in Las Vegas.
New York University's Arum says these types of laws are an attempt by school and state officials to swing the legal pendulum back to center after a court tilt toward increased student rights that began in the 1960s.
The dead-horse arum of Corsica looks and smells like the south end of a horse that died going north," says Roger Seymour.
Arum Priyono, the South Sumatra police spokesman, told Kyodo News by telephone from the provincial town of Palembang that the fire broke out at the ''Heppi'' karaoke bar around 3 p.
Aroids are plants of the arum family, which includes some of the most popular pot plants around, such as the anthurium (or painter's palette) and good old cheese plants (monstera deliciosa).
WITH its grey marbled leaves Arum italicum Marmoratum is worthy of a place in the border as a foliage plant alone.