Definition of Cortaderia

1. Noun. Tall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea: pampas grass.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cortaderia

Corrie
Corriedale
Corrigan's pulse
Corrigan's sign
Corrine
Corrodentia
Corrèze
Corsac fox
Corsac foxes
Corse
Corsica
Corsican
Corsican Army
Corsicans
Cortaderia
Cortaderia richardii
Cortaderia selloana
Cortef
Cortes
Cortez
Corti's arch
Corti's auditory teeth
Corti's canal
Corti's cells
Corti's ganglion
Corti's membrane
Corti's organ
Corti's pillars
Corti's rods

Literary usage of Cortaderia

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Uva Grass should be tried in southern gardens, as also another plant said by critics to be far more beautiful than either, namely, cortaderia ..."

2. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"Miscanthus Sinensis, var. zebrinus. Pampas Grass, cortaderia argentea. Pandanus utilis. Shrubs and trees for porch decoration—Continued ..."

3. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"Pampas Grass (cortaderia argentea (Nees) Stapf).— This resembles plume grass in having a large cluster of long narrow leaves. The flower stalk rises to a ..."

4. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"... River (upper limit 4000 meters), the Chusquea (Bambuseae) of the Chaco country of eastern Bolivia (upper limit of 3500 meters), and the cortaderia ..."

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