Definition of Phormiums

1. Noun. (plural of phormium) ¹



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Definition of Phormiums

1. phormium [n] - See also: phormium

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phormiums

phorbol esters
phorbols
phorboxazole
phoresies
phoresis
phoresy
phoretic
phoria
phorid
phorids
phormicin
phorminges
phorminx
phorminxes
phormium
phormiums (current term)
phoro-
phorone
phoronid
phoronids
phoronis
phoronomics
phorophyte
phorophytes
phoropter
phoropters
phorusrhacid
phorusrhacids
phos

Literary usage of Phormiums

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"phormiums are perhaps too slow of propagation to be ranked among the few most ... When phormiums are to be prop, by division GW Oliver recommends that they ..."

2. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"The phormiums like a rich soil with abundance of sunlight and moisture, and where there is nothing to fear from frost they do well treated as water-side ..."

3. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"... twice the stature of a full-grown man, an enormous, tropical-looking weed, making the Aloes ashamed, and wiping the phormiums off the face of the earth. ..."

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