Definition of Scindapsus
1. Noun. Evergreen climbers with adhesive adventitious roots; southeastern Asia and Brazil.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Pothos
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scindapsus
Literary usage of Scindapsus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"Spadix sometimes g below, sometimes 9 below and g above (Monstera, scindapsus); filaments flat; anthers 2-celled, opening longitudinally. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"scindapsus (an old Greek name, transferred to these plants). ... scindapsus comprises one popular and worthy ..."
3. A History of Music by John Frederick Rowbotham (1886)
"And first there was the scindapsus. And it was a high stringed ... this is what we know of the scindapsus, And next was the ..."