spadix

[n] - the fleshy axis of a spike often surrounded by a spathe
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Spadix

A thick, fleshy flower spike (usually enveloped by a spathe), as in members of the arum family (Skunk Cabbage, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Dragon Arum, etc.).
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Spadix

Spa'dix noun ; plural Latin Spadices , English Spadixes . [ Latin , a palm branch broken off, with its fruit, Greek ....] 1. (Botany) A fleshy spike of flowers, usually inclosed in a leaf called a spathe . 2. (Zoology) A special organ of the n
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spadix

<botany> A spikelike inflorescence with a stout, often succulent main stem. ... (17 Mar 1998) ...
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spadix

noun the fleshy axis of a spike often surrounded by a spathe
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Spadix

• (n.) A fleshy spike of flowers, usually inclosed in a leaf called a spathe. • (n.) A special organ of the nautilus, due to a modification of the posterior tentacles.
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spadix

(from the article `angiosperm`) ...rather than to a pedicel (see photograph). An example of a spike is the cattail (Typha; Typhales). The fleshy spike characteristic of the Araceae ... ...by parallel-veined, sometimes fan-shaped, often deeply forked and lobed leaves and small, separately sexed flowers that are densely crowded along ... ...
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spadix

(from the article `cephalopod`) ...the suckers are degenerate and the distal half of the arm bears rows of slender papillae, although special pouches and flaps may often be found. ...
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Spadix

In botany, a spadix is a type of spike inflorescence having small flowers borne on a fleshy stem. Spadix are typical of the Family Araceae known as arums or aroids. The spadix is typically surrounded by a leaf-like curved bract known as a spathe For example, the "flower" of the well known Anthurium spp is a typical spadix with a large colorful s..
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Spadix

In botany, a spadix is a form of inflorescence in which many small flowers are clustered around a fleshy spike, often enclosed by a spathe.
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Spadix

a floral spike or head in which the flowers are borne on a fleshy axis
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Spadix

A thick, fleshy spike of small, densely crowded flowers.
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spadix

a spicate inflorescence with a stout, often succulent axis.
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Spadix

A fleshy axis in which flowers are embedded.
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Spadix

A fleshy axis in which flowers are embedded.
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spadix

a spike-like inflorescence with an unbranched, usually thickened axis and small embedded flowers, the whole structure often surrounded by a spathe. pl. spadices
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Spadix

Fleshy spike with unstalked flowers
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Spadix

A thick or fleshy spike of certain plants, as the Araceae, surrounded or subtended by a spathe.
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Spadix

A fleshy spike in which small flowers are embedded.
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