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2 definitions found
 for Arisaema atrorubens
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Arisaema atrorubens
      n 1: 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 triphyllum, Arisaema atrorubens]

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