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Definition of the noun agavaceae
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noun - plural: -
- chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Agavaceae: agave family / family Agavaceae / sisal family
- more generic term: liliid monocot family = family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae
- member of: Liliales / order Liliales = an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
- American aloe / century plant / agave = tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes
- genus Agave = type genus of the Agavaceae
- genus Cordyline / Cordyline = Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs
- subfamily Dracaenaceae / subfamily Dracenaceae / Dracaenaceae / Dracenaceae = one of two subfamilies to which some classification systems assign some members of the Agavaceae
- genus Dracaena = Old World tropical plants with branches ending in tufts of sword-shaped leaves
- genus Nolina / Nolina = perennial plants resembling yucca
- genus Polianthes / Polianthes = genus of perennial tuberous herbs having lily-like flowers; Mexico
- genus Sansevieria = Old World tropical herbaceous perennial of the agave family
- genus Yucca = tropical American plants with stiff lancelike leaves and spikes of white blossoms
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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 ...
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).
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
1995: Morphological development and yield potential in Hesperaloe funifera ( Agavaceae), ...
Phytochemical 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 ...
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia antisphylitica Wax Agavaceae Agave spp. Fiber Yucca spp. Agavaceae Agave spp. Alcohol Yucca spp. Agave tequilana Tequila Aizoaceae Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Salad, ...
Evolucio ́n de la familia Agavaceae: filogenia, biologıa reproductivay genética de poblaciones. Boletın de la Sociedad Botánica ...
Luo 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).
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 ...
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, ...
by Katherine Dunster
Philydraceae Pontederiaceae Haemodoraceae Cyanastraceae Liliaceae Iridaceae Velloziaceae Aloeaceae Geosiridaceae Burmanniaceae Corsiaceae Orchidaceae Zingiberaceae Cannaceae Marantaceae Agavaceae Xanthorrhoeaceae ...
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 ...
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 ...
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: ...
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
(Agavaceae, previously ...
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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Scrabble value of A1G2A1V4A1C3E1A1E1
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