aspidistra

Any of several Asiatic plants of the lily family. The Chinese Aspidistra elatior has broad leaves which taper to a point and, like all aspidistras, grows well in warm indoor conditions. (Genus Aspidistra, family Liliaceae.)
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Aspidistra

(Cast Iron Plant, Parlor Palm) This hardy plant needs the least effort to succeed. A native of China, it has large, broad, dark green leaves. Where the winters are mild, this plant can be placed outside in shady areas. Large, well-established plants occasionally produce interesting flowers that grow low among the leaves and are purplish-brown. A. e...
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aspidistra

[n] - evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves
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aspidistra

cast-iron plant noun evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant
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Aspidistra

genus of ornamental foliage plants in the family Liliaceae, native to eastern Asia. The only cultivated species is a houseplant commonly known as ...
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aspidistra

aspidistra A common houseplant of the lily family with large glossy leaves. Flowers: small, brownish. Native to: Asia. Genus Aspidistra, early 19th century from modern Latin which came from Greek aspid-, stem of aspis 'shield'; because of the shape of the leaves.
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Aspidistra

[transmitter] Aspidistra was a British mediumwave radio transmitter used for black propaganda and military deception purposes against Nazi Germany during World War II. At one time, it was the most powerful broadcast transmitter in the world. Its name - after the popular foliage houseplant - was inspired by the comic song The Biggest Aspidis...
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Aspidistra

[disambiguation] Aspidistra is a plant genus (from the Greek aspidion, a small round shield). Aspidistra may also refer to: ...
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Aspidistra

Aspidistra is a genus of plants of the lily family, comprising three or four species, natives of China and Japan, being plants with large smooth rectangular lanceolate leaves, rising from an underground rhizome, and with campanulate flowers of a dull purplish or brownish colour.
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Aspidistra

Aspidistra ə is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae, native to eastern and southeastern Asia, particularly China and Vietnam. They grow in shade under trees and shrubs. Their leaves arise more or less directly from ground level, where their flowers also appear. The number of species known has increased co...
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