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.
Pellmyr's group found that the number of beetles alighting on a skunk cabbage flower more than doubled when the researchers permitted insects to see the flower as well as smell it.