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American aloe

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Definition of the noun american aloe

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  1. tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber

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Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine. With Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewise are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

The common large American Aloe. 2. Aloe Americana minor. Munt. The lesser American Aloe. 3. Aloe Americana ex Vera Crucc, film angttstioribus, minus glaucis. H. B*<:um. The narrow-leavd Aloe from Vera Cruz. 4. Aloe Americana ex ...

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.)

AGA ve, American Aloe. – Viviparous American Aloe.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

While sometimes confused with agave, also called American aloe, aloe vera and agave are not in the same family. Agave blooms rarely and has no gel in its leaves. Aloe vera, on the other hand, is a succulent perennial that is 99 percent water ...

Google previewA Pocket Dictionary of the Holy Bible (1829)

by Archibald Alexander

The American aloe is famous for its fine flowers of the lily- kind ; the Asian for the useful drug propared from it. The drug aloe is formed of the juice of the leaves, fresh plucked and squeezed, set to harden in the sun : th'j succotrine aloe is made ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1874)

The American aloe (see next article) is a different plant altogether ; as are also the aloes or lign-aloes of Scripture, which are supposed to be the Aquilaria Agallochum, or aloes-wood (q. v.) Aloe, the Great or American (Agate Americana) , is a ...

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary; in which is Also Comprised, A Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Linnæan System of Botany (1763)

by James WHEELER (Gardener at Gloucester.)

AGAVE, the name by which Linnaaus calls agenus of plants, which by former botnnists was deemed a spe- ' cies of aloe, and in English is termed the common American Aloe. See the article ALoe. Characterr. The agave is a genUS of the ...

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary (1763)

Containing the Names, Classes, Orders, Generic Characters, and Specific Distinctions of the Several Plants Cultivated in England, According to ... Linnaeus ... In which is Also Comprised, a Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed, an Introduction to the Linnaean System of Botany ... by James Wheeler

AGAVE, the name by which Linnæus calls a genus os plants, which by sormer botanists was deemed a species os aloe, and in English is termed the common American Aloe. See the article Aloe. CharaSers. The agave is a genus os the order ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

its chief species being the American aloe. It is also called “ mescal” and “century plant,” so named for its long lifespan (whichin fact tops out at thirty ...

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American aloe

Agave americana, centuryplant, maguey, American aloe

A flower bearing Agave under a stormy sky in Cherronisi beach, Astros Kynouria, Peloponnese, Greece.

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Small photo of Fruits of the Agave plant on cloudy a sky. Century plant, Maguey, or American aloe (Agave americana), CaliforniaSmall photo of Bloom of an agave Americana, so called century plant, American aloe, or maguey, in Arizona, against a blue skySmall photo of American aloe, Century Plant.(Agave americana L.)Small photo of huge maguey plants are over 25 years old. Maguey is in the agave family and used for cooking and making liquor. it is also known as agave americana or american aloeSmall photo of natural texture of Agave americana or American aloeSmall photo of Agave americana or American aloeSmall photo of american aloe More...


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