Definition of Marantas
1. maranta [n] - See also: maranta
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Literary usage of Marantas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1866)
"Ferns, Palms, or other popular groups, no one could deny that the marantas come into the first rank of fine-foliaged plants of moderate size. ..."
2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1868)
"Verdier; six marantas, among them small specimens of the rare M. ... marantas.—For the best six, to HH Hunnewell, $6. For the next best, to Hovey &. ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1861)
"Mr. Weir, of Bay Ridge, exhibited Caladiums, Begonias, marantas, and other pot plants; but after leaving the large collections it was difficult to say to ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The genus is closely allied to Calathea and Maranta and is often confused with them. The marantas are New World plants with 1 seed-bearing locule in the ..."
5. New and Rare Beautiful-leaved Plants: Containing Illustrations and by Shirley Hibberd (1870)
"Considered as decorative plants, the marantas, generally speaking, ... The marantas constitute a good natural group, having distinct features and strong ..."
6. Choice Stove and Greenhouse Ornamental-leaved Plants: Comprising by Benjamin Samuel Williams (1876)
"marantas are plants very easily grown into handsome specimens, ... The drainage must be good, as although marantas enjoy most liberal waterings, ..."