Definition of Orontium aquaticum

1. Noun. Aquatic plant of the southeastern United States having blue-green leaves and a spadix resembling a club covered with tiny yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Golden Club
Group relationships: Genus Orontium, Orontium
Generic synonyms: Aquatic Plant, Hydrophyte, Hydrophytic Plant, Water Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orontium Aquaticum

Ornithogalum
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
Ornithogalum thyrsoides
Ornithogalum umbellatum
Ornithomimida
Ornithonyssus
Ornithorhynchidae
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Oro
Orobanchaceae
Oromos
Orono
Orontes
Orontium
Orontium aquaticum (current term)
Orosirian
Oroya fever
Orozco
Orphean
Orpheus
Orphic
Orphism
Orpington
Orr
Orrin
Orsamål
Orsi-Grocco method
Orson Welles
Ortalis

Literary usage of Orontium aquaticum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Orontium aquaticum L. Golden-club. Floating Arum. Fig. 1118. Orontium aquaticum L. Sp. PI. 324. 1753. Leaves ascending or floating, depending on the depth ..."

2. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"ORONTIUM aquaticum. Leaves lanceolate and oval. Obs. 8713. ... Leaf oblongo-lanceolate. Obs. 8713. ORONTIUM aquaticum. Schoepf 49. 2. ..."

3. Letters from the United States, Cuba and Canada by Amelia Matilda Murray (1856)
"We looted at specimens of Orontium aquaticum, and decided our Osyka specimens are not the same Orontium as that. I then went to see Mr. L , who promises to ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Orontium aquaticum, or Golden Club, is a hardy, native, aquatic plant, which bears in early spring yellow "clubs " on white stalks. ..."

5. Garden-making: Suggestions for the Utilizing of Home Grounds by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"... Typha angustifolia and T. latifolia.* Lizard's-tail, Saururus cernuus.* Peltandra, Peltandra undulata* Orontium, Orontium aquaticum. 187. ..."

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