Definition of Polianthes

1. Noun. Genus of perennial tuberous herbs having lily-like flowers; Mexico; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Polianthes
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Agavaceae, Agave Family, Family Agavaceae, Sisal Family
Member holonyms: Polianthes Tuberosa, Tuberose



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polianthes

Polaroid camera
Polaroids
Pole
Pole Star
Polemoniaceae
Polemoniales
Polemonium boreale
Polemonium caeruleum
Polemonium reptans
Polemonium van-bruntiae
Polemonium viscosum
Polenske number
Poles
Polesia
Poleszuk
Polianthes
Polianthes tuberosa
Polioptila
Polis
Polish
Polish Sign Language
Polish monetary unit
Polish notation
Polish parliament
Polish space
Polishness
Polistes
Polistes annularis
Politzer
Politzer's luminous cone

Literary usage of Polianthes

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1. Garden and Farm Topics / by Peter Henderson by Peter Henderson (1884)
"THE TUBEROSE, (polianthes tuberosa.) THE original Single species is a native of the East Indies, and was introduced early in the sixteenth century. ..."

2. Garden and Farm Topics / by Peter Henderson by Peter Henderson (1884)
"THE TUBEROSE, (polianthes tuberosa.) THE original Single species is a native of the East Indies, and was introduced early in the sixteenth century. ..."

3. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1876)
"... to neglect our marigolds ; and none, having once realized their beauty and effectiveness, will ever omit to plant them. THE polianthes. Natural Order. ..."

4. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1873)
"... to neglect our marigolds ; and none, having once realized their beauty and effectiveness, will ever omit to plant them. THE polianthes. Natural Order. ..."

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