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American aloe

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noun

  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 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 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

Tree African Lil Common Mushroom American Aloe Hairy Ageratum Agrimony Wild Lychnis, Rose Campion Ailanthus Aitonia Bugle Bastard Star of Bethlehem Hollyhock, Rose Mallow Ladies' Mantle Guinea Aloe Garlick, Qnion, Leek, &c.

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 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 ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards (1807)

by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])

Agave, American Aloe—Viviparous American Aloe—Stinking American Aloe. Aletris, Guinea Aloe — Hyacinth-flowered Aletris—Ceylon Aletris—Cape Aletris —Fragrant Aletris. Aloe, African Aloe. Most of the species, except the Aloe uvaria, ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

IT The American aloe is tho Agave Americana, an Amaryllid. 2. The aloe of Scripture, which is probably tho agallochum. Royle believes that the reason why the aloe proper and the agallochum became confounded was that alloeh, alloet, ...

Google previewA Herman Melville Encyclopedia (1995)

by Robert L. Gale

" The American Aloe on Exhibition" (1924). Poem, in Weeds and Wildings, as part of a ...

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 previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

The foregoing diagnostic characters of Agave, if compared with Fourcroya, should help, however, to remove ambiguity regarding the forms of the so-called American Aloe fibre. An important step would be taken were the fibre-yielding plants to ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

The stem, which bears the blossoms, rises from the centre of the leaves, and, when the plant is in a vigorous state, it frequently exceeds tli«» height of twenty feet An American aloe, in the garden of the king of Prussia, was forty feet hir.il.

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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 natural texture of Agave americana or American aloeSmall photo of Top view , Agave americana , sentry plant , or American aloe.Small photo of Top view , Agave americana , sentry plant , or American aloe.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 aloe More...

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