Definition of Dutch case-knife bean
1. Noun. Tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain.
Generic synonyms: Pole Bean
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Literary usage of Dutch case-knife bean
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"dutch case-knife bean (a white variety). Figs. 2892-2894. Root thickened and tuberous, sometimes perennial in the S., but perishing in the N. : plant tall, ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... scarlet runner bean, dutch case-knife bean. Red- and white-fid, varieties. Perennial in the South. ..."
3. Vines and how to Grow Them: A Manual of Climbing Plants for Flower, Foliage by William C. McCollom (1911)
"There is a white form which many prefer to the red for the garden, called the dutch case-knife bean. A newer ornamental bean is the butterfly runner ..."
4. Botany: An Elementary Text for Schools by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"Perennial in warm countries from a tuberous root, tall-twining : leaflets ovate: flowers bright scarlet (white in the "Dutch Case-knife bean") and showy, ..."
5. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1889)
"The Early Snowball Turnip, Imperial Sugar Beet, Dutch Case-Knife Bean, Maud S. Peas, Cory Corn, and Early lied Valentine Bean appear to be among the choice ..."
6. Yearbook of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1889)
"The Early Snowball Turnip, Imperial Sugar Beet, Dutch Case-Knife Bean, Maud S. Peas, Cory Corn, and Early Red Valentine Bean appear to be among the choice ..."
7. First Course in Biology by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Walter Moore Coleman (1908)
"... as planting too deep and too shallow and different sides up. For hypogeal germination, use the garden pea, scarlet runner or dutch case-knife bean ..."