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Definition of the noun agavaceae

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  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 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.

and for the similarity to Yucca (Agavaceae).

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 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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

Evolucio ́n de la familia Agavaceae: filogenia, biologıa reproductivay genética de poblaciones. Boletın de la Sociedad Botánica ...

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 previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Agavaceae Botany, in some classifications, a family of desert and tropical plants related to the amaryllis and lily and including the genus Agave. Also, agave family. Agave [a ga'va; a'ga va'] Botany. 1. a genus of plants of the family Agavaceae, ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

Philydraceae Pontederiaceae Haemodoraceae Cyanastraceae Liliaceae Iridaceae Velloziaceae Aloeaceae Geosiridaceae Burmanniaceae Corsiaceae Orchidaceae Zingiberaceae Cannaceae Marantaceae Agavaceae Xanthorrhoeaceae ...

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 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

(Agavaceae, previously ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Container Plants (2010)

More Than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners by Ray Rogers

AGAVE century plant Family: Agavaceae/Liliaceae Cultural group: succulents Height: 1–2. 52 ...

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Small photo of Agave ferox, Agave attenuata (agavaceae)Small photo of Queen Victoira Agave, Agave victoriae-reginae(Agavaceae) is a small species of succulent flowering perennial plant, noted for its streaks of white on sculptured geometrical leavesSmall photo of stems and flowers of various Agaves Americana of the genre Agavaceae, some bareSmall photo of Background and texture of Agavaceae spiceSmall photo of Agavaceae, DracaenaSmall photo of Yucca plant covered with morning frost in organic farm. Tropical green kind of cactus or palm Agavaceae under snow.Small photo of Yucca plant covered with morning frost in organic farm. Tropical green kind of cactus or palm Agavaceae under snow. More...

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Scrabble value of A1G2A1V4A1C3E1A1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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