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Orontium aquaticum

Orontium aquaticum L.

 

Golden Club

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassAlismatidaeAquatic and marshy plants
OrderAlismatalesHerbaceous flowering plants found in marshy habitats
FamilyAraceaeArum family, with plants whose flower is enclosed in a spathe
GenusOrontiumThe Dave’s Garden Botanary website says that this is named for the region of the Orontes River in Syria, from which came a Greek name orontion which was applied to some aquatic plant
SpeciesaquaticumFound in the water, relating to water

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Orontium aquaticum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Nov 2013.

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Orontium aquaticum (Golden Club)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)

Orontium aquaticum (Golden Club)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

Orontium aquaticum (Golden Club)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)

Orontium aquaticum (Golden Club)

9/20/2014 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA

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