Definition of Agapanthus

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers.

Exact synonyms: Lily Of The Nile
Generic synonyms: Liliaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Agapanthus
Specialized synonyms: African Lily, African Tulip, Agapanthus Africanus, Blue African Lily



Definition of Agapanthus

1. Noun. (botany) Any member of the genus ''Agapanthus'' of flowering plants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agapanthus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agapanthus

agamocytogeny
agamogenetically
agamoid
agamoids
agamont
aganglionic
agapae
agapai
agapanthus (current term)
agapanthuses
agape
agape(p)
agapeic
agapes
agar
agar-agar
agar-agars
agar-gel reaction
agarase
agardite
agardites
agaric

Literary usage of Agapanthus

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Genus agapanthus agapanthus (Greek, agape, love, ... agapanthus may be regarded as a hardy plant, but in other parts it requires winter protection in ..."

2. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"... Galán thus Gladiolus Narcissus agapanthus Л Ilium Alstroemeria Amaryllis Anemone ... agapanthus ..."

3. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"ARUNDO—agapanthus— ARABIS. They like rich soil and plenty of water in dry weather. ARUNDO DONAX VARIEGATA—4 to 8 feet.—This plant has been truthfully ..."

4. Flowers, how to Grow Them: A Practical Treatise Devoted Mainly to the Care by Eben Eugene Rexford (1906)
"... THE agapanthus, AND THE GLOXINIA EVERYBODY admires the calla, with its wealth ot tropical foliage and its great trumpet-shaped flowers, as the spathe ..."

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