genus Agapanthus

noun
small genus of South African evergreen or deciduous plants; sometimes placed in the family or subfamily Alliaceae
Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily family

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  • Agapanthus — Taxobox name = Agapanthus image width = 250px image caption = Agapanthus flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Agapanthaceae genus = Agapanthus genus authority = L Hér. subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Agapanthus africanus — Taxobox name = Agapanthus africanus image caption = Flowers image width = 300px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Alliaceae genus = Agapanthus species = A. africanus binomial = Agapanthus… …   Wikipedia

  • Agapanthus inapertus — Taxobox name = Agapanthus inapertus image width = 240px image caption = Agapanthus inapertus, subsp. pendulus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Alliaceae genus = Agapanthus species = A.… …   Wikipedia

  • Agapanthus — ID 1724 Symbol Key AGAPA2 Common Name agapanthus Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit N/A Dur …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Agapanthus africanus — noun African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet blue flowers • Syn: ↑African lily, ↑African tulip, ↑blue African lily • Hypernyms: ↑agapanthus, ↑lily of the Nile • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • agapanthus — noun (plural thus; also thuses) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek agapē + anthos flower more at anthology Date: circa 1789 any of several African plants (genus Agapanthus) of the lily family cultivated for their umbels of showy blue,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • agapanthus — /ag euh pan theuhs/, n., pl. agapanthuses. any of several plants of the genus Agapanthus, of the amaryllis family, native to Africa, having sword shaped leaves and umbels of blue or white flowers. Cf. lily of the Nile. [ < NL (1789) < Gk agáp(e)… …   Universalium

  • agapanthus — noun Any member of the genus Agapanthus of flowering plants …   Wiktionary

  • Agapanthus africanus — ID 1725 Symbol Key AGAF Common Name lily of the Nile Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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