jack-in-the-pulpit


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Related to jack-in-the-pulpit: Arisaema atrorubens

jack-in-the-pulpit:

see arumarum,
common name for the Araceae, a plant family mainly composed of species of herbaceous terrestrial and epiphytic plants found in moist to wet habitats of the tropics and subtropics; some are native to temperate zones.
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3) Bierzychudek P: The demography of Jack-in-the-pulpit, a forest perennial that changes sex.
Doust JL and Cavers PB: Sex and gender dynamics in jack-in-the-pulpit, Arisaema triphylium (Araceae).
Pettit J: Pollinator deception and plant reproductive success in Jack-in-the-pulpit.
Kudo H, Tanner C and Whigham D: Sex-biased herbivory in Jack-in-the-pulpit [Arisaema triphylium) by a specialist thrips [Heterothrips arisaemae).
The spadices of Jack-in-the-pulpits do not generate heat during flowering, unlike aroid species with a brief anthesis (5).