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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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Albuca

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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 previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

ALBUCA, s. [from albus, Lat. white.] In botany, a genus of the hexandria monogynia class, ranking in the natural order of lilia or liliaceæ. The generic characters are — Corolla: petals six, ...

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, 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 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 previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)


Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson, Sydenham Edwards

minor, Small Albuca; 4. A. courctaln, Charmcl-lcavcd Albuca; 5. A. spiralis, Spirallcavcd Albuea. In the first species the leaves are so deeply channelled as to be almost rolled into a c linder; two feet lon , and almost three inches broad at the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1824)

Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Gardening in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon

Albuca aliiwima — major — &pi-alis,( April ),p. AnthPTirum canalicui- ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, 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, coro- nariae. The characters are : cal. wanting: cor. six oval oblong ...

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 previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

ALBUCA. Cor. infera, 6-petala, 3 exterioribus patulis, 3 interioribus conniventibus .

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1805)

On an Improved Plan : in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises : Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities; : Containing a Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, Comprising a General Repository of Ancient and Modern Literature, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Time ... : The Whole Forming a General Circle of Science, and Comprehensive Library of Universal Knowledge. : Illustrated with One Hundred and Seventy Copper Plates, Descriptive of the Subjects to which They Refer

ALBUCA, Basrano S'rlttror Barnnsuzn z a genus osthc rnonogynia order, belonging to the hexandria class of plants ; and in the natural method ranking under the 10th order, Coronarize. The characters are : The calyx is wanting: The corolla ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1887)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

It was formerly classed under Albuca (which see for culture). S. convallarioides (Convallaria-like ).

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

ALBUCA, Willdenow (from the Latin, Albus, " white"). White Flower. Hexandria Monogynia, Linnaeus; Asphodetea, Jussieu. Calyx with six leaves, joining at the base, outer ones spreading, generally with a green stripe at the back ; pistil with ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature

ALBUCA, Bastard Star- of-Bethlehem : A genus of the monogynia order, belonging to the hex- andria class of plants ; and in the natural method ranking under the 10th order, Coronarice.

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