HyperDic: family_araceae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Araceae:
NOUNplantfamily Araceae, Araceae, arum familyanthurium
English > family Araceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninganthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron.
SynonymsAraceae, arum family
Member ofArales, order AralesAraceae
MembersAcoraceae, subfamily AcoraceaeUsed in some classifications for the genus Acorus which is usually assigned to Araceae
Acorus, genus Acorussweet flags
Aglaonema, genus AglaonemaClimbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers
Arisaema, genus Arisaematuberous or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials
Arisarum, genus Arisarumtuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs
Calla, genus Callawater arum
Colocasia, genus Colocasiasmall genus of perennial tuberous herbs of tropical Asia
Dieffenbachia, genus Dieffenbachiaevergreen perennial herbs of tropical America with lush foliage and poisonous sap
Dracunculus, genus Dracunculustuberous herbaceous perennials
Epipremnum, genus Epipremnumsmall genus of evergreen lianas of southeastern Asia to western Pacific areas
Lysichiton, genus Lysichiton, Lysichitum, genus Lysichitumskunk cabbage
Orontium, genus OrontiumOne species of aquatic plant
Peltandra, genus Peltandrasmall genus of North American marsh or aquatic herbs
Scindapsus, genus Scindapsus, genus Pothosevergreen climbers with adhesive adventitious roots
Symplocarpus, genus SymplocarpusOne species
Syngonium, genus Syngoniumepiphytic or terrestrial climbing shrubs of Central and South America
Xanthosoma, genus XanthosomaTropical American tuberous perennials
Zantedeschia, genus Zantedeschiacalla lily
arum, aroidAny plant of the family Araceae
genus AlocasiaTropical Asiatic herbs similar to Colocasia but distinguished by a large sterile spadix
genus Amorphophallusgenus of large tropical east Asian cormous aroids
genus Anthuriumlarge genus of often epiphytic evergreen tropical American plants often cultivated as houseplants
genus Arumtype genus of the Araceae
genus Caladiumsmall genus of tropical South American tuberous perennials with large variously colored leaves
genus Cryptocorynewater trumpet
genus Dracontiumsmall genus of tropical American cormous herbs
genus MonsteraTropical American climbing plant with deeply incised leaves
genus Nephthytissmall genus of tropical western African creeping or twining herbs
genus PhilodendronAny of several tropical American climbing plants with smooth shiny evergreen leaves
genus PistiaOne species
genus Spathiphyllumevergreen rhizomatous perennials of tropical America and Philippines and Indonesia
Broadermonocot family, liliopsid familyfamily of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanisharaceae, aráceas, familia araceae, familia arum
Catalanaraceae, Araceae, aràcia

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