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African Asparagus

African Asparagus is a tautogram (all words start with the same letter). View more tautograms!

Definition of the noun African Asparagus

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African asparagus is the vernacular name of the Asparagus africanus, a species of Asparagus.

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Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine. With Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewise are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

Prickly African Asparagus. 8. Asparagus aculeatus maxi- mui farmentofus Zeylanicus. H. L. The largest prickly bushy Asparagus of Ceylon. 9. Asparacus Hifpanicus, etcu- leis craffioribus horridus. Inst. R. H. Spanijh Asparagus, armed with ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

Medeola, — — Climbing African asparagus* Menispermum, Moon-feed. Paris, -- — True-love, or one-berry.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

MADEOLA, climbing African asparagus, in botany, a genus of the hexandria order, belonging to the trigynia class of plants ; and in the -natural method ranking under the ilth order, Sarmttttaceæ. There h no calyx ; the corolla is sexpartite and ...

Google previewThe London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature, and Practical Mechanics, Comprisiong a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge (1837)

MEDEOLA, climbing African asparagus, in botany, a genus of the hexandria order, and trigynia class of plants; natural order eleventh, sarmentaceae: CAL. none: coR. sexpartite and revoluted: the BERRY trispermous. Its characters are these: ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig (1810)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica

for Mt iv ola, or Climbing African Asparagus, Three species ; viz. virginica, asparagoides, angusti- folia. Cape, Virginia. 706. Trillium, or Three-leaved Nightshade. One species ; viz. sessile. North America. 707.

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

Declinated Bristly-leaved African Asparagus.]. Asparagus, with feveral shrubby, erećt, smooth ftalks; infirm declinated branches, closely covered with briftly evergreen leaves. *AsPARAGUs Acutifolius. Acute-leaved Portugal Asparagus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1797)

Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial ..., Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains ... Throughout the World; a General History ... and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times

MEDEOLA, climbing African asparagus, fn botany : A genu t of the hexandria order, belonging to the trigynia class of plants ; and in the natural method ranking under the iith order, Sarmenticeæ. There is no calyx ; the corolla is fexpartite and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1816)

Climbing African Asparagus ; a genus of the class hexandria, order trigynia, natural order of farmentaceæ, (asparagi, Jus.) Generic characters — Calyx : none , unless the corolla be called so. Corolla: petals six, ovate-oblong, equal, spreading, ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

MEDEOLA, climbing African asparagus, in botany, a genus of the hexandria order, and trigynia class of plants ; natural order eleventh, sarmentacea; : cal. none : con. sexpartite and revoluted : the berry trispermous. Its characters are these : the ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1808)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities

MEDEOLA, climbing African asparagus, in botany, a genus of the hexandria order, belonging to the trig-y nia class of plants ; and in the natural method ranking under the 11th order, Sarmentacex. There is no calyx ; the corolla is sexpartite and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

Flagellaria; Rumex, dock; Schettchzeria, lesserfloweringrush; Triglochin, arrow-headed grass ; Melanthium; Medeola, climbing African asparagus; Trillium, three-leaved nightshade; Colchicum, meadow ...

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