Arisarum


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Noun1.Arisarum - tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbsArisarum - tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs; mainly Mediterranean area
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
Arisarum vulgare, friar's-cowl - tuberous perennial having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; Mediterranean; Canaries; Azores
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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.
If you've got children, they'll love Arisarum proboscideum, the mouse-tail arum.
At the opposite end of the range is the diminutive mousetail arum, arisarum proboscideum.