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Definition of the noun african hemp
What does african hemp mean as a name of something?
- bowstring hemp of South Africa
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Sansevieria guineensis
- synonym of African hemp: African bowstring hemp
- more generic terms: bowstring hemp / sansevieria = grown as a houseplant for its mottled fleshy sword-shaped leaves or as a source of fiber
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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- large shrub of South Africa having many conspicuously hairy branches with large hairy leaves and clusters of conspicuous white flowers
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by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson
african hemp See african bowstring hemp. african maguey See zapupe. african mallow Hibiscus furcatus, native to Africa, Asia, and Australia. Fibers are ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
trifasciata Prain English: mother-in-law's tongue, snake plant, bowstring hemp, African bowstring hemp, African hemp Congo: ilanga China: hu wei lan S. zeylanica (L.) Willd. English: bowstring hemp, Ceylon bowstring ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
African hartebeest tora African hemp ife, sisal African hornbill tock African hunting expedition safari African javelin assegai African knife ...
by Jim Gardiner
Zone 6 Sparmannia africana > The African hemp is a vigorous, deciduous shrub that produces large hairy spart'umlunceum ' __ _ leaves and white cup-shaped flowers The SPQTIISh broom is an upright Sorbus poterllfOIId V _ With yellow ...
by George W. Bible, Daniel P.. Bible
AFRICAN HEMP: The hemp plant indigenous to Africa; also the fiber of the ...
by Christopher Brickell
African hemp. See Sparrmannia africana. African lily. See Agapanth us african us . African marigold. See Ta getes erecta. African red alder. See Cunonia capensis.
—African hemp. (b) Same as South African *hemp. See £h ' (a) The common hemp as produced in America. (b) The Indian hemp, Apocynum , chiefly A. cannabinum. (c) Same as American jute (which see, under£5.
with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge
African hemp. (b) Same as South African *hemp. See £, (a) The common hemp as produced in America. (b) The Indian hemp, Apocynum, chiefly A. cannabinum, (c) Same as American jute (which see, under jute2).-Blackfellow's hemp, in ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
-— South African hemp ...
African hemp. (b) same as South African *hemp. See Sparmannia.-American ho ( a) The common hemp as produced in America. (b) The Indian hemp, Apocynum, chiefly A. cannabinum. (c) Same as American jute (which see, under jute 2).
The Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)
by John Marius Wilson
The African hemp grows wild over many parts of Senegambia; and was spe_ cially introduced to the notice of the Highland Society, about 16 years ago, by Mr. Hunter, the Colonial Secretary to the settlements on the Gambia; and is said, in a ...
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