Definition of Asparagus plumosus

1. Noun. A fernlike plant native to South Africa.

Exact synonyms: Asparagus Fern, Asparagus Setaceous
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Asparagus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asparagus Plumosus

Askanazy cell
Aslan
Asman
Asmara
Asmera
Asmodæus
Asmonean
Asmoneans
Asn
Aspadana
Aspalathus cedcarbergensis
Aspalathus linearis
Asparagaceae
Asparagus asparagoides
Asparagus officinales
Asparagus plumosus (current term)
Asparagus setaceous
AspectJ
Aspen
Asperger's
Asperger's syndrome
Asperger's syndromes
Asperger syndrome
Asperger syndromes
Aspergerian
Aspergerians
Aspergillaceae
Aspergillales
Aspergillus
Aspergillus acid proteinase

Literary usage of Asparagus plumosus

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"The sprays of Asparagus plumosus look so much like certain ferns or ... Asparagus plumosus. The early growth of Asparagus plumosus var. nanus is very slow; ..."

2. The Garden Book of California by Belle Sumner Angier (1906)
"It is a variety similar to Asparagus plumosus and climbs more readily, ... Asparagus plumosus is distinguished by its flat, more fern-like leaves; ..."

3. Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the by Levi Rawson Taft (1898)
"The species most commonly grown is Asparagus plumosus; although a dwarf form, ... When grown rapidly, Asparagus plumosus, and to some extent, ..."

4. Gardening (1904)
"GROWING Asparagus plumosus. ED. GARDENING:—Will you kindly ask some of the readers of the AMERICAN FLORIST to give a few hints on growing Asparagus plumosus ..."

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