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Definition of the noun albuca

What does albuca mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. any of various plants of the genus Albuca having large clusters of pale yellow flowers; South Africa
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic term: liliaceous plant = plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
    • member of: genus Albuca = genus of bulbous plants of South Africa

Phrases with Albuca

Phrases starting with the word Albuca:

  1. Albuca Fugax
  2. Albuca Cooperi
  3. Albuca Reflexa
  4. Albuca Fragrans
  5. Albuca Sudanica
  6. Albuca Bracteata
  7. Albuca Filifolia
  8. Albuca Hyacinthoides

Phrase ending with the word Albuca:

  1. genus albuca

Other phrases containing the word Albuca:

  1. Species Albuca Fugax
  2. Species Albuca Reflexa
  3. Species Albuca Bracteata
  4. Species Albuca Filifolia
  5. Species Albuca Hyacinthoides

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

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 ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

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.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

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 ...

Google previewLondon 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

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, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

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 .

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

ALBUCA, BAs ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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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