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The distal appendix of many aroids releases volatiles that attract pollinators (1.
Special attention has been given to four groups: aroids, ferns, ornamental grasses, and hardy orchids.
Aroids are plants that have flowers wrapped around a central club-like spadix rather like a Mexican tortilla wrap.
Voodoo lilies are not true lilies but belong to the Arum family, or aroids.
Built in the shape of a Greek Cross, this lath-covered conservatory has a new gesneriad collection, neon-bright bromeliads, flowering orchids, and a broad year-round collection of aroids and ferns.
First discovered by Italian botanist Odoardo Beccari in Sumatra in 1878, the Titan Arum, or Amorphophallus titanum, is a member of the Family Araceae, the Aroids or Arum plants.
Bradbury J and V Sylvia Cyanide Content of the Leaves and Stems of Edible Aroids Phytochemical Analysis 1995; 6: 268-271.
Aroids are perennial herbs that are characterized by inflorescences with a rod-shaped spadix surrounded by a vase-like spathe.
A further important refinement was proposed by Ray (1990) in his treatise of climbing aroids.
There are many species palm trees, cycads, heliconias, aroids, bromeliads and other exotic plants.
An American author, Deni Bown has written a complete guide to the family called Aroids, Plants in the Arum Family (ISBN0-88192-485-7) that covers every aspect of these fascinating plants.
IF I said I had a series of aroids, I would probably attract sympathetic glances from people who feared for my health.
Aroids (including caladium, calla, dieffenbachia, and philodendron).
We performed experiments on the aroid Pinellia pedatisecta to determine the role of the spadix in aroids that can self-fertilize.