Sentence Examples


  • - Spadix of Arum niaculatum from which the greater part of the spathe has been cut away.
  • (Narcissus Tazetta) bursting from This gives the special charthe sheathing bract or spathe, b.
  • Long and the spathe single-flowered.
  • The small flowers are densely crowded on thick fleshy spikes, which are associated with, and often more or less enveloped by, a large leaf (bract), the so-called spathe, which, as in cuckoo-pint, where it is green in colour, Richardia, where it is white, creamy or yellow, Anthurium, where it is a brilliant scarlet, is often the most striking feature of the plant.
  • These are followed by the inflorescence, a fleshy spadix bearing in the lower part numerous closely crowded simple unisexual flowers and continued above into a purplish or yellowish appendage; the spadix is enveloped by a leafy spathe, constricted in the lower part to form a chamber, in which are the flowers.
 

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