Definition of Sun plant

1. Noun. Widely cultivated in many varieties for its fleshy moss-like foliage and profusion of brightly colored flowers.

Exact synonyms: Portulaca Grandiflora, Rose Moss
Generic synonyms: Portulaca

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sun Plant

sun dogs
sun gear
sun hat
sun helmet
sun lamp
sun letter
sun letters
sun lounge
sun lounges
sun marigold
sun oneself
sun outage
sun parlor
sun parlour
sun pitcher
sun plant (current term)
sun porch
sun protection factor
sun room
sun rose
sun shower
sun showers
sun spurge
sun trap
sun traps
sun visor
sun worshiper

Literary usage of Sun plant

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

1. The Technical World Magazine (1912)
""The comparison would then stand as follows: COST OF OPERATING 100 HORSE-POWER sun plant FOR ONE YEAR. Original cost of plant $20000.00 Interest on $20000 ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Sun-plant1 (sun'plant), ». ... See Port ilíaca-. sun-plant2 (sun'plant), ». [< ««»2, s«»n, + plant1.] Same as вии». ..."

3. David Dickson's and James M. Smith's farming by David Dickson, James Monroe Smith, George Frederick Hunnicutt (1908)
"For instance, cotton is shown to be a sun plant, and especially adapted to a certain ... The evidence of its being a sun plant is seen in the fact that, ..."

4. Laboratory and Field Manual of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1907)
"Does it reproduce mainly by seed or by other means ? G. Does this appear to be a sun plant or a shade plant ? Reasons for conclusion. ..."

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