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Definition of the noun albuca
What does albuca mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- any of various plants of the genus Albuca having large clusters of pale yellow flowers; South Africa
Phrases with Albuca
Phrases starting with the word Albuca:
- Albuca Fugax
- Albuca Cooperi
- Albuca Reflexa
- Albuca Fragrans
- Albuca Sudanica
- Albuca Bracteata
- Albuca Filifolia
- Albuca Hyacinthoides
Phrase ending with the word Albuca:
Other phrases containing the word Albuca:
- Species Albuca Fugax
- Species Albuca Reflexa
- Species Albuca Bracteata
- Species Albuca Filifolia
- Species Albuca Hyacinthoides
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Albuca
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by Robert SWEET
ALBUCA is a bulbous-rooted genus belonging to the Asphodeleae; it consists of several species, which thrive well in a light loam, mixed with one third sand, and a little peat. They are increased by suckers from the old bulbs ; or leaves, taken ...
Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet
ALBUCA is a bulbous-rooted genus belonging to the Asphodeleaa; it consists of several species, which thrive well in a light loam, mixed with one third sand, and a little peat. They are increased by suckers from the old bulbs; or leaves, taken ...
The Botanical Cultivator; Or, Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hothouses, Greenhouses, and Borders, in the Gardens of Great Britain (1821)
by Robert SWEET
ALBUCA is a bulbous-rooted genus belonging to the ...
The gardeners dictionary (1835)
by Philip Miller
Albuca viridiflora (green flowered albuca). Bot. Mag. 1(>56. Inner sepals, glandular at end, inflered; scape erect, wavy ; Jlotrers cernous ; leaves linear, subulate, channelled,outside hairy.
The Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)
by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)
ALBUCA, Bastard Star of Bethlehem. This genus furnishes two species of bulbousrooted herbaceous perennials, of the flowery tribe, whose flower-stalks rise from eight to fifteen inches high. Class and order, Hexandria Monogynia. Charaćiers ...
by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)
ALBUCA, Baftard Star of Bethlehem. This genus furnishes two fpecies of bulbous -rooted herbaceous perennials, of the flowery tribe, whose flower-stalks rife from eight to fifteen inches high. - Clafs and order, Hexandria Monogynia. Charačiers.
comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])
coarctata, Channel-leaved Albuca; 5. A. spiralis, Spiralleaved Albuca. In the first species the leaves are so deeply ..eliannelled as to be almost rolled into a cylinder; two feet long, and almost three inches broad at the base. The scape a little ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
ALBUCA, BASTARD STAR of Bethlehem : a genus of the monogynia order, belonging to the hexandria class of plants; and in the natural method, ranking under the tenth order, coronariae. The characters are: CAL. wanting: cor. six oval oblong ...
ALBUCA, s. [from albus, Lat. white.] In botany, a genus of the hexandria monogynia class, ranking in the natural order of lilja or liliaceae. The generic characters are—Corolla : petals six, oblong-oval, permanent; the three outer spreading, ...
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)
by John Wilkes
ALBUCA, [from aldus, Lat. white.] In botany, a genus of the hexandria monogynia class, ranking in the natural order of- lilia or liliaceae, The generic- characters are -Corolla: petals ' six, oblong-Oval, permanent; the three' outer spreading, the ...
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller
ALBUCA. (This name is taken from Pliny, and is derived from Albus, white.) Lin. gem. n. 416. Reich. 449. Schreb. 1564. Dryander aff, holm .
ALBUCA, Bastard Star of Bethlehem : a genus of the monogynia order, belonging to the hexandria class of plants ; and in the natural method ranking under the 10th order, Coronariss. The characters are : The calyx is wanting : The corolla ...
Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference
ALBUCA, BAs ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Albuca major, or star slower, with spear- the truttaceous kind, having no teeth. The prin* shaped leaves. This is a native of Canada, and cipal species are, some other parts of North America. The root 1. Albula indica, a small fish, resembling a ...
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- Albuca canadensis
A June day at Kew Gardens ...
Albuca is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae. The genus is distributed mainly in southern and eastern Africa, with some species occurring in northern Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Plants of the genus are known commonly as Slime Lilies.
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- Albuca - aphrodisiac
The raw leaves of this Albuca species are chewed by men in Central Mozambique as an aphrodisiac. Use of these aphrodisiac herbs is widespread in polygamous families where one man is married to up to 7 women (more commonly 2 up to 5). The plant is quite commonly cultivated for this purpose in the villages around Chimoio.
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- Bushveld Chincherinchee (Albuca seineri)
S30 Road, North of Lower Sabie, Kruger NP, SOUTH AFRICA
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- Slime Lily (Albuca seineri)
S129 Road North of Lower Sabie, Kruger NP, SOUTH AFRICA
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- Albuca Flower
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- Albuca Concordiana
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