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The striped spathe in some species of Arisaema bears a curious resemblance to the head of a cobra uplifted to strike.
The whole of the spadix is surrounded by a large bract or spathe which is contracted a little distance above its base.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Aquatic, with the aspect of sea-weeds or mosses, with minute naked flowers from a spathe-like involucre.
Aquatics, with dicious or polygamous flowers from a spathe; outer perianth calyx-like, the inner sometimes wanting.
Aquatic, with more or less irregular perfect flowers from a spathe; perianth corolla-like.
Flowers polygamo-dicious, solitary and sessile from a sessile tubular 2-cleft axillary spathe.
Fertile flowers solitary and sessile in a tubular spathe upon an exceedingly lengthened scape.
Spathe elongated, convolute throughout or with a dilated blade above.
Fruit in a globose cluster, enclosed by the persistent fleshy base of the spathe.
Spathe open and spreading, ovate (abruptly pointed, the upper surface white), persistent.

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