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Noun: Indian turnip
  1. Common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
    - jack-in-the-pulpit, wake-robin, Arisaema triphyllum, Arisaema atrorubens

Derived forms: Indian turnips

Type of: aroid, arum

Part of: Arisaema, genus Arisaema

Encyclopedia: Indian turnip