Definition of Furcraeas

1. furcraea [n] - See also: furcraea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furcraeas

furbishes
furbishing
furbisht
furcal
furcal nerve
furcate
furcated
furcately
furcates
furcating
furcation
furcation defects
furcations
furciferous
furcraea
furcraeas (current term)
furcula
furculae
furcular
furculum
furculæ
furder
furdle
furdled
furdles
furdling
furdom
furethidine
fureur
fureurs

Literary usage of Furcraeas

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1. Notes on Agave and Furcraea in India (Dict. Ec. Pr., Vol.1, A.602-638; Vol.3 by J. R. Drummond, David Prain (1906)
"There is no such species known to botanists, and the fibre probably was from one of the furcraeas. The leaves of the Indian ..."

2. The Unheated Greenhouse by K. L. Davidson (1907)
"... like D. australis and D. indivisa, and such graceful subjects as furcraeas, though this would be on an ambitious scale and out of ordinary reach. ..."

3. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1917)
"The method of gating is similar to that for century plants, except that furcraeas require : heat and water. ..."

4. Program of Work of the United States Department of Agriculture for the by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1919)
"Information about fiber-producing agaves and furcraeas is secured, and, if promising, efforts are made to obtain plants and try them In Porto Rico and ..."

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