Definition of Polianthes tuberosa

1. Noun. A tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Tuberose
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Polianthes, Polianthes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polianthes Tuberosa

Polaroids
Pole
Pole Star
Polemoniaceae
Polemoniales
Polemonium boreale
Polemonium caeruleum
Polemonium reptans
Polemonium van-bruntiae
Polemonium viscosum
Polenske number
Poles
Polesia
Poleszuk
Polianthes
Polianthes tuberosa
Polioptila
Polis
Polish
Polish Sign Language
Polish monetary unit
Polish notation
Polish parliament
Polish space
Polishness
Polistes
Polistes annularis
Politzer
Politzer's luminous cone
Politzer bag

Literary usage of Polianthes tuberosa

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1. Garden and Farm Topics / by Peter Henderson by Peter Henderson (1884)
"THE TUBEROSE, (polianthes tuberosa.) THE original Single species is a native of the East Indies, and was introduced early in the sixteenth century. ..."

2. Garden and Farm Topics / by Peter Henderson by Peter Henderson (1884)
"THE TUBEROSE, (polianthes tuberosa.) THE original Single species is a native of the East Indies, and was introduced early in the sixteenth century. ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1911)
"Our plant, which in scientific parlance is polianthes tuberosa has nothing in ... polianthes tuberosa was apparently too lengthly for popular usage and the ..."

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