skunk cabbage

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skunk cabbage:

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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Ito then began searching for UCPs in skunk cabbages.
I really think we can learn a lot from skunk cabbages," he says.
You can't ignore the huge waxy yellow spathes of the skunk cabbages as they suddenly emerge from the bare earth.
I particularly like skunk cabbages (Lysichoton camtschatcensis and L.
quinaria is restricted to the decaying fruits and leaves of skunk cabbages, Symplocarpus foetidus (Jaenike 1978; Lacy 1984).
On other skunk cabbages, the researchers blocked the view but not the smell.