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Agave Americana

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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 Picta
  2. Agave Americana Expansa
  3. Agave Americana Striata
  4. Agave Americana Subtilis
  5. Agave Americana Americana
  6. Agave Americana Latifolia
  7. Agave Americana Marginata
  8. Agave Americana Theometel
  9. Agave Americana Variegata
  10. Agave Americana Virginica
  11. Agave Americana Mediopicta
  12. Agave americana var. expansa
  13. Agave americana var. striata
  14. Agave Americana Protamericana
  15. Agave americana ssp. americana
  16. Agave americana var. americana
  17. Agave americana var. marginata

Phrase ending with Agave Americana:

  1. species Agave americana

Other phrases containing Agave Americana:

  1. Form Agave Americana Picta
  2. Variety Agave Americana Picta

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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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Agave americana L. var. expansa (Jacobi) ...

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 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 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 ...

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: Dacrydium to Gordonia (1890)

by Sir George Watt

Agave americana, Linn. The juice. Avicennia tomentosa, Roxb. Ashes of wood employed in Madras to wash cotton cloths. Balanites Roxburghii, Planch. The pulp of the fruit for silk. Carica Papaya, Linn. Leaves used by the Negros to wash ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Agave americana Century Plant SCIENTIFIC NAME: Agave + americana, Latin for pertaining to America.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

A Universal Reference Library Comprising the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Commerce, Etc., of the World by Scientific American, inc

The peasant women of Fayal have for many years produced an exquisite lace, with designs in high relief, the fibre used being finely prepared filaments of the Agave Americana, or "Aloe fibre" as it is known. This lace was formerly sold in Paris ...

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