aroid aroid

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
  2. (adj) relating to a plant of the family Araceae

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  1. Flowers aren't the main attraction on caladiums

    Does that mean they need more nitrogen? Caladiums, like dieffenbachias, aglaonemas, elephant ears, peace lilies and philodendrons, are in the aroid plant family, and all of the members of that group produce Jack-in-the-pulpit flowers. Can I cut them back to 18 or 24 inches? [...] they're pretty much the wrong plant for any job right now, because they not only grow to 20 feet tall at maturity ...
    on September 16, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  2. Sperry: Caladiums produce unattractive flowers

    Does that mean they need more nitrogen? Caladiums, like dieffenbachias, aglaonemas, elephant ears, peace lilies and philodendrons, are in the aroid plant family, and all of the members of that group produce Jack-in-the-pulpit flowers. Can I cut them back to 18 or 24 inches? [...] they're pretty much the wrong plant for any job right now, because they not only grow to 20 feet tall at maturity ...
    on September 15, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

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