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Origin of spathe
OTHER WORDS FROM spathespathed, adjective
Words nearby spathe
Example sentences from the Web for spathe
The striped spathe in some species of Arisaema bears a curious resemblance to the head of a cobra uplifted to strike.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir|Sir James McCrone Douie
The whole of the spadix is surrounded by a large bract or spathe which is contracted a little distance above its base.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
Aquatic, with the aspect of sea-weeds or mosses, with minute naked flowers from a spathe-like involucre.
Aquatics, with dicious or polygamous flowers from a spathe; outer perianth calyx-like, the inner sometimes wanting.
Aquatic, with more or less irregular perfect flowers from a spathe; perianth corolla-like.