meaning of caladium

caladium meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of aroideous plants of which some types tend to be developed for immense leaves which can be curiously blotched with white and red and others in Polynesia for food

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  • any plant of the genus Caladium cultivated with their decorative vegetation variously patterned in white or green or purple
  • A genus of aroideous flowers, that some species are cultivated with their immense leaves (which are generally curiously blotched with white and purple), yet others (in Polynesia) for meals.

Sentence Examples with the word caladium

The hoactzin, Opisthocomus, feeds to a great extent upon the leaves of the aroid Montrichardia or Caladium arborescens.

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