Arisaema triphyllum
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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  • Arisaema triphyllum — ID 5995 Symbol Key ARTR Common Name Jack in the pulpit Family Araceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Arisaema triphyllum — noun common American spring flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries • Syn: ↑jack in the pulpit, ↑Indian turnip, ↑wake robin, ↑Arisaema… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arisaema triphyllum — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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