Root and honey, palm and spathe
, Guard a cub from harm and scathe
If your mum looks in spring, she'll see the strange flowers that precede fruit - green spathes
with a purple spadix.
This technique is used with certain type of date palms like "Al Khunaizi" and "Al Khasab" with long spathes
This technique is used with certain type of date palms like "Al Khunaizi and "Al Khasab" with long spathes
Aedes surveys were carried out in 30 houses (both indoor and peridomestic sites) from the peridomestic manmade breeding habitats like cement cisterns, cement tanks, metal containers, plastic drums, plastic containers, metal drums, grinding stones, mud pots, bottles, discarded containers, flowerpots, flower vases, tyres, water pumps, latex cups, polythene sheets, flowerpot trays and also the natural breeding sites like coconut shells, tree-holes, plant axils, coconut leaf-thatched sheets, fallen spathes
or bracts (deciduous bracts that envelop or surround the fluorescence or flower) of a coconut palm systematically and reared individually (9-10) from these selected localities seasonally.
For the production of the spathes
, 3 variables exist; many, medium and few.
Copping the top prize was Team Inspirers for their project Areka leaf tableware made out of fallen leaf spathes
of coconut palm trees.
Then there is, of course, the American skunk cabbage Lysichiton with its yellow and white spathes
in spring followed by bold leaves beneath which nothing else survives.
ARUM LILY OR ZANTEDESCHIA - white spathes
with slim, yellow, plume-like flower spike.
2006) consider that some species, particularly in Bambuseae and in Andropogoneae, develop spathes
subtending parts of the inflorescence.
Although there was no explanation of what the design meant or represented, it was often reproduced in the paintings on sago palm spathes
traditionally used in ceremonies to line the underside of the roof of the men's house (see Briggs 1928: 269).
Its swirling spathes
are reminiscent of a white silken gown.