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Related to Orontium: Orontium aquaticum
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Noun1.Orontium - one species of aquatic plant: golden clubOrontium - one species of aquatic plant: golden club
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
golden club, Orontium aquaticum - aquatic plant of the southeastern United States having blue-green leaves and a spadix resembling a club covered with tiny yellow flowers
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Orontium aquaticum (Golden Club) has yellow-tipped flower stems that emerge from floating green leaves.
So it is primarily a realm of annual herbs and grasses (e.g., Anagallis arvensis, Campanula erinus, Castellia tuberculosa, Geranium mascatense, Misopates orontium and Spergula fallax) and larger, more deeply rooted shrubs, trees and tussock grasses (e.g., Dodonaea viscosa, Grewia tenax, Lycium shawii, Olea europaea, Pennisetum divisum and Ziziphus spina-christi).
Increased discharge due to European land clearance may have increased both water level and the length of time that standing water was present in the oxbow sufficiently to permit growth of both cypress and Orontium" (Whitehead and Sheehan 1985).
Luck's (2006) masterpiece Arcana Mundi discusses magical papyri that contain many psychoactive smokes in elaborate concoctions "that are burned, consumed or rubbed into the skin." Some infernal ingredients, such as frog's tongue, with the secretion of bufotenin in various frogs and toads, to calf's snout (Antirrhinon orontium) continued to be used in "witchcraft," as explored further below.