Arisaema atrorubens

Arisaema atrorubens
jack-in-the-pulpit jack-in-the-pulpit n. 1. A common American spring-flowering woodland herb ({Aris[ae]ma triphyllum}) having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries; also called {Indian turnip}.

Syn: Indian turnip, wake-robin, {Arisaema triphyllum}, {Arisaema atrorubens}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A common European arum ({Arum maculatum}) with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; it emerges in early spring and is a source of a sagolike starch called {arum}.

Syn: cuckoo-pint, cuckoopint, lords and ladies, lords-and-ladies, {Arum maculatum}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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