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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
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for African hemp
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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 ...
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
African Hemp Spartina cynceuroides. Fresh-water Cord- grass, Prairie-grass polystachya. Sals-water Reed-grass stricta. Common Cord-grass, Mat-weed, Spart- grass, Twin-spiked Cord-grass Spartium junceum. Rush-Broom, Spanish Broom ...
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 ...
The Encyclopædic Dictionary (1879)
A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
African Hemp : A fibre prepared from the leaves of Sanseviera Zeyktnica, a member of the Lily order, extensively distributed through tropical Africa and India. The African Lily : The English name of the liliaceous genus Agapanthus. The AfHcan ...
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1884)
A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use
% African hemp, Bowstring hemp, is a kind of hemp made in Africa ...
and of the arts, sciences, instruments, and practice, necessary to the farmer, stockfarmer, gardener, forester, landsteward, farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson
The African hemp grows wild over many parts of Senegambia ; and was specially 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 ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)
Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)
African hemp, the fibre of the plants of the genus Sanse- veira. Bengal hemp, the coarse fibre of the plant Crotalaria juncea. Hemp-agrimony, the plant Eupatoriuin cannabinum.
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 ...
by Peter Lund Simmonds
MORGALLE, an African hemp, the fibre of Sansevtera Guineensis. MORTADELLA, Bologna sausages prepared with chopped pork seasoned with wine, ' garlic, and spices, which are equally good raw or cooked. MOSTARDA, a preserve ...
by Leo de Colange
African Hemp. one of the names of the fibre obtained ...
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