climbing onion

noun
much-branched leafless twining South African herb cultivated as an ornamental for its bright green stems growing from large aboveground bulbs
Syn: ↑Bowiea volubilis
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Bowiea, ↑genus Bowiea

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noun
: a much-branched leafless twining southern African herb (Bowiea volubilis) of the family Liliaceae sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its bright green stems that arise from large aboveground bulbs

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  • climbing-onion — vaistinis žargis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hiacintinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Bowiea volubilis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bowiea volubilis angl. climbing onion; climbing potato; zulu potato šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • climbing-potato — vaistinis žargis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hiacintinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Bowiea volubilis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bowiea volubilis angl. climbing onion; climbing potato; zulu potato šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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  • Bowiea volubilis — vaistinis žargis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hiacintinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Bowiea volubilis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bowiea volubilis angl. climbing onion; climbing potato; zulu potato šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • vaistinis žargis — statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hiacintinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Bowiea volubilis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bowiea volubilis angl. climbing onion; climbing potato; zulu potato šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • zulu-potato — vaistinis žargis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hiacintinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Bowiea volubilis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bowiea volubilis angl. climbing onion; climbing potato; zulu potato šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Bowiea — noun small genus of tropical African perennial bulbous herbs with deciduous twining stems; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae • Syn: ↑genus Bowiea • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bowiea volubilis — noun much branched leafless twining South African herb cultivated as an ornamental for its bright green stems growing from large aboveground bulbs • Syn: ↑climbing onion • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Bowiea, ↑genus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Bowiea — noun small genus of tropical African perennial bulbous herbs with deciduous twining stems; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae • Syn: ↑Bowiea • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑li …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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