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Palaniswami, "Pests of edible aroids, yams and Chinese potato," in Advances in Horticulture, Vol.
The distal appendix of many aroids releases volatiles that attract pollinators (1.
While all this Bromeliad action was unfolding we were also seeing many Heliconia species, Fuchsias, Orchids, Aroids, Bomareas and notably different coloured Calceolarias.
In return, Ayami Tateo, 11, gave Miku cooked aroids and carrots that she cooked the day before for the first time, prompting Miku to heap praise on Ayami's dish.
Boyce 2006 Aroids on karst limestone in Sarawak: Gunung Selabur.
The Ylang Ylang, from which the perfume Chanel No5 is made, will grow next to the Tropical Aroids, relatives of the skunk cabbage, which give off a smell of rotting flesh to attract flies.
Callas are rhizomatous aroids, closely related to the arum lily.
Special attention has been given to four groups: aroids, ferns, ornamental grasses, and hardy orchids.
Accordingly, the most elaborate border is reserved for the first page of the manuscript, where we find two rows of acanthus leaves in green, purple, and ochre, which enclose a blue and white twelve-line capital W, and end in pointed aroids from whose center sprays extend to create a complete spraywork border without a bar (see fig.
Aroids are plants that have flowers wrapped around a central club-like spadix rather like a Mexican tortilla wrap.
Along with ancient Mesopotamia, Mesoamerica, and two or three other regions, the New Guinea-Bismarck archipelago region is a probable independent center of plant domestication, most notably of sugarcane, breadfruit, and aroids (taros).
Voodoo lilies are not true lilies but belong to the Arum family, or aroids.
The lower layer, often very dense, is dominated by shrubs and herbaceous bromeliads, aroids, and other broad-leaved monocotyledons, but with very few grasses.
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.