Definition of Asparagus plumosus
1. Noun. A fernlike plant native to South Africa.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Asparagus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Asparagus Plumosus
Literary usage of Asparagus plumosus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"The sprays of asparagus plumosus look so much like certain ferns or ... asparagus plumosus. The early growth of asparagus plumosus var. nanus is very slow; ..."
2. The Garden Book of California by Belle Sumner Angier (1906)
"It is a variety similar to asparagus plumosus and climbs more readily, ... asparagus plumosus is distinguished by its flat, more fern-like leaves; ..."
3. Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the by Levi Rawson Taft (1898)
"The species most commonly grown is asparagus plumosus; although a dwarf form, ... When grown rapidly, asparagus plumosus, and to some extent, ..."
4. Gardening (1904)
"GROWING asparagus plumosus. ED. GARDENING:—Will you kindly ask some of the readers of the AMERICAN FLORIST to give a few hints on growing asparagus plumosus ..."