Definition of Chinese evergreen

1. Noun. Erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leaves.

Exact synonyms: Aglaonema Modestum, Japanese Leaf
Group relationships: Aglaonema, Genus Aglaonema
Generic synonyms: Houseplant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinese Evergreen

Chinese cinnamon
Chinese compliment
Chinese compliments
Chinese cork oak
Chinese cypress
Chinese date
Chinese dates
Chinese deity
Chinese desert cat
Chinese desert cats
Chinese dragon
Chinese dragons
Chinese edible frog
Chinese eight-ball
Chinese elm
Chinese evergreen (current term)
Chinese fire drill
Chinese fire drills
Chinese folk religion
Chinese forget-me-not
Chinese fried rice
Chinese ginger
Chinese goose
Chinese gooseberries
Chinese gooseberry
Chinese grapefruit
Chinese grapefruits
Chinese hamster
Chinese hamsters
Chinese hawthorn

Literary usage of Chinese evergreen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hand Book of Practical Landscape Gardening: Designed for City and Suburban by Franklin Reuben Elliott (1885)
"... such us the Chinese evergreen Honeysuckle, Ampelopsis Veitchii, German Ivy, Vincas of varieties, Pilea reptans, rose and lemon scented Geraniums, ..."

2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"А тегу hairy Chinese evergreen 2-6 ft. high, with elliptic lance-shaped leaves. ... A neat Chinese evergreen shrub with ovate leaves and dark rosy flowers. ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1856)
"... carefully attended to, are graceful and proper, particularly the Chinese Evergreen. The Tree-Box is of slow growth, hardy, and truly superb as a ..."

4. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary: Embracing the Terminology of by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"The dried leaves of a Chinese evergreen shrub, of which there are two varieties,- - Thea ni'gra, black or bohea tea, and Thea vir'tt/ts, green tea. ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Photinia serrulata, or Chinese evergreen Thorn, has white flowers and dark red autumn foliage.— Pru nus С a ro linen s is . Known south as Carolina Cherry, ..."

6. The New American Orchardist: Or An Account of the Most Valuable Varieties of by William Kenrick (1845)
"... they appear very early, but their duration is short; the vine is of very rapid growth. 3. "{CHINESE VARIEGATED HONEYSUCKLE, or Chinese evergreen ..."

7. The Chemical Trade Journal and Oil, Paint and Colour Review (1892)
"... the Thibetan frontier, flourishes a Iree called by ihe Chinese "evergreen iree." In the vicinity of the city of ..."

8. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"It seems that in Western China flourishes a tree called by the Chinese evergreen tree or crackling flea tree, from the popping of its branches when burned. ..."

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