What is another word for arum family?
12 synonyms found
[ ˈaɹəm fˈamɪli], [ ˈaɹəm fˈamɪli], [ ˈa_ɹ_ə_m f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i]
The arum family comprises a group of plants that are known for their strikingly beautiful flowers. The family is also referred to as the Araceae family, and it includes more than 100 genera and over 3,000 species. They are commonly known as aroids, and they are often grown as ornamental plants due to their unique foliage and flowers. Some of the synonyms used to describe the arum family include the Philodendron family, the Caladium family, the taro family, and the elephant ear family. Despite the various names, the plants in this family are characterized by their distinctive flowers that are often enclosed in a spathe.