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Definition of the noun agavaceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae

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Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Agavaceae. (order Asparagales) A family of *monocotyledons, some of which are woody. Most are robust *rosette plants, but a few are trees or climbers. The leaves are crowded, straplike, manyspined, and succulent. Inflorescences are ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

Dracaenaceae (Agavaceae) Origins: Greek kordyle "a club," referring to the roots or to the stems; see Robert Brown, Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae. 280. 1810; Dean Kelch, "Taxonomic changes in Cactaceae ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

Found in the resin of the dragon tree, Dracaena draco (Agavaceae), and induced as a phytoalexin in bulbs of the daffodil, Narcissus pseudonarcissus (Amaryllidaceae). Fungitoxic activity against Botrytis ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Twoch-nyaluo, Sansevieriaparva (Agavaceae). A rhizomatous herb, generally 40 -80 cm. high, leaves linear-elliptic, dark green. USE: Leaf juice applied to treat wounds and snakebite. Twoch-nyaluo, Sansevieria suffruticosa (Dracaenaceae).

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Agavaceae plant family containing thetoxic genera Agave andNolina. Agave[-ga' ve] a genusofthe plantfamily Agavaceae. A.americana contains an unknown toxin ; causes lameness, recumbency and muscle damage. Called also century plant ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

1995: Morphological development and yield potential in Hesperaloe funifera ( Agavaceae), ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

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

(Agavaceae,. Nolinaceae). Origins: For P.C. Nolin, a French botanist and writer, see Abbe" Nolin and J.L. Blavet, Essai sur ['Agriculture moderne. 1755. Species/ Vernacular Names: N. interrata H. Gentry English: Dehesa nolina N. longifolia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia antisphylitica Wax Agavaceae Agave spp. Fiber Yucca spp. Agavaceae Agave spp. Alcohol Yucca spp. Agave tequilana Tequila Aizoaceae Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Salad, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (2013)

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia

Agavaceae Polianthes tuberosa (Polyanthes tuberosa): Tuberose. Iridaceae Iris florentina: Florentine orris, orris root. Iris germanica: German iris, flag iris, orris root. Iris pallida: Pale iris, orris root. Zingiberaceae Alpinia officinarum (Languas ...

Google previewAmazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)

by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez

Agavaceae. “Angélica”, " Tuberose'. Cultivated ornamental, grown elsewhere for perfumery (JAD). Elsewhere considered astringent, detergent, diuretic, emetic, resolvent and styptic; used for ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2009)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Large Bold Edition by Carol Schiller

Plant Family Name Classification Actinidiaceae Kiwifruit Seed—Actinidia chinensis Agavaceae Tuberose—Polianthes tuberosa Amaranthaceae Amaranth —Amaranthus candatus, Amaranthus cruentus, Amaranthus hypochondriacus ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Aesculus hippocastanum Agathosma betulina Agathosma crenulata Agavaceae Agnivesha Agropyron repens Agropyron, seeDoggrass Ague grass,seeAletris Agueweed,seeBoneset Ahnfeltia species Ahuacate AIDS, improvedhelper: ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Urmenetea atacamensis Class Monocotyledoneae Liliaceae Veratrum album Veratrum viride Agavaceae Agave americana Agave atrovirens Agave cerulata spp. dentiens Agave latissima Agave mapisaga Agave palmeri Agave parryi Agave ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

Monocots; Acoraceae Monocots; Agavaceae Monocots; Alismataceae Monocots; Alliaceae Monocots; Aloaceae Monocots; Amaryllidaceae Monocots; Araceae Monocots ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names (2013)

by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton

(Agavaceae) hesperanthus Gr. hespera', evening; and Gr. 'anthos', flower; for the opening time of the flowers. (Hereroa)...

and for the similarity to Yucca (Agavaceae).

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Family Agavaceae. A hardy, vigorous, xerophytic plant native of south America; cultivated in waste lands along fences and embankments. Propagation by suckers. Yield clean, white silky fibres. Also called American ...

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