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Definition of the noun african lily

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  1. African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers

Phrases with African lily

  1. blue african lily

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: African lily, blue African lily, lily of the Nile, Africa lily Japan: murasaki-kunshi-ran Okinawa: hyaku-shirin ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Gardening (1847)

by George William Johnson, David Landreth

AFRICAN LILY. Agnpanthus. AFRICAN MARIGOLD. fl'agetes Erecta. A GAPANTHU S. African Lily. Three species.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1897)

A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders

Cape Coast Lily, Large African Lily, Queensland Lily). — Ord. Amaryllidacese. Stove, greenhouse, & hardy deciduous bulbous plants. Nat. Australia, America, India, Mauritius, Sumatra, Socotra, Africa, Asia, Old Calabas, Fernando Po. Int. 1732 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Small African Lily umbellatus. Blue African Lily umbellatus var. albus. White African Uly Agaricus arvensis. Champillion, Cheese- room, Flaps, Horse-mushroom, Mushroom Snow-ball Csesareus.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson, Sydenham Edwards

AFRICAN Agapanthus African Lily Albuca, Lesser ' Allspice, Carolina Alpine Ervngo Alpine Soldunclla Althea Frutcx Alyssum, Yellow American Globe Flower American llerh Christopher Annual Lavatera Ash-leaved Trumpet Flower ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

(African lily) in gardens. Umbel cymose. Seeds winged. Agapetes G. Don (incl. Paphia Seem. BH.).

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

African Lily. Hexandria Monogynia, Linnaeus ; Hemerocallidea, Jussieu. Calyx a common sheath gaping at the side ; corolla one-petalled, funnel-shaped, regular, tube cornered, as if composed of six claws ; border six parted ; parts oblong, ...

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1886)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. (9th Ed.) and to All Other Encyclopaedias

Sa'Ua peruviana:' the Lily flax of New Zealand, Phormium tenax; Guernsey lily, Avenue sarmientis ; Lent lily, Narcissus ; Mexican lily, // tppeostrum regime; African lily, Aga- panthns umbellatus; Persian lily, Fritil- laria perinea; St. Bruno's lily, ...

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

African lily. See Agapanth us african us. African marigold. See Ta getes erecta. African red alder. See Cunonia capensis. African violet. See Saintpaulia.

Google previewSteer's Gardening Encyclopaedia (2007)

by William H Steer

AGAPANTHUS (African Lily). H.H.P.; 3 ft.; blue; August. A bulbous-rooted plant with graceful foliage and large heads of blossom. The blue variety is the most successful in this country but a white variety can be got. The bulbs should be stored ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Briceida Ryan

African lily Someone will attempt to pull you into an involvement before you are ready. Follow your instincts and go for this relationship ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Thus, the Lent lily is Narcissus Pseudo- narcissus; the African lily is Agapanthus umbellatus; the Belladonna lily is Amaryllis Belladonna (q.v.); the Jacobaea lily is Sprckelia formosisstma ; the Mariposa lily is Calochortus; the lily of the Incas is ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia (2000)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

African lily or lily Of the Nile Perennial evergreen herbaceous plant (Agapanthus africanus) of the -lily family, native to Africa. In summer, long stalks bear many funnel-shaped flowers. The attractive, thick, dark-green leaves are sword-shaped .

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Gardening Comprising the Theory and Practise of Horticulture, Floriculture (1824)

by John Claudius Loudon

African lily,-see Agapanthus. African marigold, tagetes erecta. Agapanthus, African lily, hexan; monog; and hemerocallidea, G. 'peren. C. B. 5. whic thrive ...

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