Definition of Symplocarpus foetidus. Meaning of Symplocarpus foetidus. Synonyms of Symplocarpus foetidus

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Definition of Symplocarpus foetidus

Symplocarpus foetidus
Skunk Skunk, n. [Contr. from the Abenaki (American Indian) seganku.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of American musteline carnivores of the genus Mephitis and allied genera. They have two glands near the anus, secreting an extremely fetid liquid, which the animal ejects at pleasure as a means of defense. Note: The common species of the Eastern United States (Mephitis mephitica) is black with more or less white on the body and tail. The spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius), native of the Southwestern United States and Mexico, is smaller than the common skunk, and is variously marked with black and white. Skunk bird, Skunk blackbird (Zo["o]l.), the bobolink; -- so called because the male, in the breeding season, is black and white, like a skunk. Skunk cabbage (Bot.), an American aroid herb (Symplocarpus f[oe]tidus>) having a reddish hornlike spathe in earliest spring, followed by a cluster of large cabbagelike leaves. It exhales a disagreeable odor. Also called swamp cabbage. Skunk porpoise. (Zo["o]l.) See under Porpoise.

Meaning of Symplocarpus foetidus from wikipedia

- Symplocarpus foetidus, commonly known as skunk cabbage or eastern skunk cabbage (also swamp cabbage, clumpfoot cabbage, or meadow cabbage, foetid pothos...
- – Symplocarpus foetidus Meadow cabbageSymplocarpus foetidus Skunk cabbageSymplocarpus foetidus, Lysichiton spp. Swamp cabbageSymplocarpus foetidus...
- ground. Symplocarpus species grow from a rhizome and their leaves release a foul odor when crushed. The best known species is Symplocarpus foetidus, commonly...
- the plant is easy to distinguish from the eastern skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus), another species in the arum family found in eastern North America...
- damage in cold regions. Some examples of thermogenic Araceae are: Symplocarpus foetidus (eastern skunk cabbage), Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum), Amorphophallus...
- Convolvulaceae Sabal palmetto (sabal palm), of the monocot family Arecaceae Symplocarpus foetidus (eastern skunk cabbage), in family Araceae Swamp Cabbage (band)...
- Dracunculus vulgaris Helicodiceros muscivorus Lysichiton americanum Symplocarpus foetidus Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia californica, A. grandiflora, A. microstoma...
- squarrosa, California stinkweed Polemonium viscosum, Sky pilot Symplocarpus foetidus, Eastern skunk cabbage Croton texensis, Skunk weed This page is...
- staghorn sumac, Rhus typhina (compound leaf) Bottom: skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus (simple leaf) Apex Primary vein Secondary vein Lamina Leaf margin...
- dead-horse arum (Helicodiceros muscivorus), the eastern skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus), the elephant foot yam (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius), elephant...