How to use Spathes in a sentence

spathes
  • A genus much represented is Culcasia, and swampy localities are thickly set with the giant Cyrtosperma arum, with flower spathes that are blotched with deep purple.

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  • The membranous spathes have been cut and drawn aside, revealing the spike of fruit which bears the long silky styles.

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  • When the spadix is compound or branching, as in palms, there are smaller spathes, surrounding separate parts of the inflorescence.

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  • Bog Arum (Calla) - C. palustris is a small, hardy, trailing Arum, with white spathes.

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