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Definition of the noun agave americana

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  1. widely cultivated American monocarpic plant with greenish-white flowers on a tall stalk; blooms only after ten to twenty years and then dies


"Agave Americana" is a composition.


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Phrases with Agave Americana

Phrases starting with Agave Americana:

  1. Agave Americana Latifolia
  2. Agave americana var. expansa
  3. Agave americana var. striata
  4. Agave americana ssp. americana
  5. Agave americana var. americana
  6. Agave americana var. marginata
  7. Agave americana var. mediopicta
  8. Agave americana ssp. protamericana
  9. Agave americana ssp. americana var. expansa
  10. Agave americana ssp. americana var. americana

Phrase ending with Agave Americana:

  1. species Agave americana

Other phrases containing Agave Americana:

  1. Variety Agave Americana Latifolia
  2. variety Agave americana var. expansa
  3. Variety Agave Americana Var. Striata
  4. variety Agave americana var. americana
  5. Variety Agave Americana Var. Marginata
  6. Variety Agave Americana Var. Mediopicta
  7. subspecies Agave americana ssp. americana
  8. subspecies Agave americana ssp. protamericana

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agave Americana

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Google previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

Agave americana is the hest-known species. In the wild the leaves can reach a length of nearly 2m (6ftl. It remains considerahly smaller when grown in a pot or a container. The variegated forms of this species are the ones usually availahle.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

AGAVE americana. used for hedges to protect A . 603 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by George Watt

AGAVE americana. The Century Plant or American Aloe. flower, an axis is developed from the centre of the rosette of leaves, and rising at the rate of from 5 to 10 inches a day, it often attains the height of 20, 30, or even 40 feet.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Agave americana L. (Agave americana var. marginata Trel.; Agave complicata Trel. ex Ochot.; Agavefelina Trel.; Agave gracilispina Engelm. ex Trel.; Agave melliflua Trel.; Agave rasconensis Trel.; Agave subzonata Trel.; Agave zonata Trel.; ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Forms a rounded out- Agave americana, century plant. Agarista populifolia CONTINUED clusters from each node in May and June. Great plant for shady, moist sites in the garden. May languish if sited in full sun and dry soils. Fastgrowing and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

Aloe, the great or American {agave Americana), is a large plant, the leaves of which are thick, fleshy and spinous at the edge, and the stem branched, and of great height. The flowers have the tube of the corolla narrowed in the middle, the ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Agave Americana. American Aloe. Century plant. N. 0. Amaryllidaceae. Tincture of fresh-chopped leaves. Clinical. — Gonorrhoea. Hydrophobia. Scurvy. Stomacace. Characteristics.

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

Nowell e blue sisal g blauer Sisal 72 Agave americana L. e century plant, American agave f agave d'Amérique, pite g amerikanische Agave s pita común, maguey 73 Agave angustifolia Haw. e dwarf sisal s agave verde 74 Agave atrovirens ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

AGAVE (Agave americana) [Agavaceae] American ...

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