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American lotus

Definition of the noun american lotus

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noun

  1. water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: water chinquapin, American lotus N. nucifera Gaertner English: sacred lotus, Hindu lotus, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

The American lotus grows as far north as Ontario, Canada, and Maine and as far south as Honduras. The cultivar Night and Day derives its name from the fact that its flowers remain open around the clock. The variety is a cross between the ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

American lotus See East Indian lotus. Ametoecious Of a parasite that remains with the same host. Amide An organic compound containing ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

lutea — yellow American Lotus N. nucifera ...

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

American lotus. See Nelumbo Iutea. American mandrake. See Podophyllum peltatum. American mountain ash. See S orbus americana. American smoketree. See Cotinus 'Flame'. American yellowwood.

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

American Lotus {Nelumbium luteum), also known as yellow nelumbo, yields edible tubers and seeds. The seeds are sought after by children, and the farinaceous roots are agreeable when boiled. The plant is found as far north as Ontario.

Google previewThe Kentucky Encyclopedia (2015)

by John E. Kleber

Seedlike fruits—American lotus (Nelumbo lutea). • Greens—goosefoots ( Chenopodium), purslane (Portulaca oleracea), and ramps (Allium tricoccum). Even in these days of easy access to local pharmacies, people still use wild plants for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

include cattail, arrowhead, American lotus, and wild sweet potato. In some areas of the floodplain, there exists a bottomland prairie zone that consists 258 Late Eastern Woodland.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory Complete set of Volumes 1-8 and Volume 9, the index volume (2003)

Published in conjunction with the Human Relations Area Files by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

American lotus, and wild sweet potato. In some areas of the fioodplain, there exists a bottomland prairie zone that consists 258 Late Eastern Woodland.

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