spadix


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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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chamulense Matuda, differing by having a broadly, mostly arcuate sinus to broadly parabolic sinus and a frequently purple spadix; A.
Key words: Arisaema triphyllum, Jack-in-the-pulpit, spadix, osmophore, aroid, Araceae, Collembola, springtail.
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.
Two or three, three-parted leaves nourish the plant which has a club-shaped stem (spadix) atop a cluster of either tiny pealike flowers or pollen-bearing anthers.
Long-lasting white spathes, rounded with a pointed tip, open to reveal a white flower spike or spadix. The plant's name comes from the Greek for spa the and phyllon , meaning a leaf -- a reference to these leaf-like spathes.
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. Tonight, standing in a musty hallway, you will speak your penultimate line with some dignity.
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.
Its spadix (central spike) can reach 2.7 meters (9 feet) high, and the spathe (leaf-like organ) can open to 1.2 m (4 ft) in diameter.
Unique Characteristics: flower is not a true "lily" but is often referred to as such; spathe of color surrounds the spadix; 'Green Goddess' cultivar of this species is exceptional.