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Definition of Fatsia
1. an evergreen shrub [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatsia
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Literary usage of Fatsia
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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Then the cylindrical mass of pith is removed, cut into lengths, and revolved against the edge of a sharp knife, which cuts it into a thin even sheet. fatsia ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"The genus is confused in gardens with Aralia,Acanthopanax,fatsia ... From fatsia it is distinguished by having the pedicel articulated beneath the flower. ..."
3. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"In the flora of Japan, fatsia is represented by the ... The third member of the genus, fatsia papyrifera, from the thick pith of whose branches the Chinese ..."
4. Gardening in California: Landscape and Flower by John McLaren (1908)
"fatsia papyrifera produces the rice paper used in oriental countries for making ... fatsia Japonica and its variegated varieties are also very useful in ..."
5. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"fatsia. Stem not prickly; flowers in one or more simple umbels 2. Aralu. 1. fatsia. Decaisne & Planch. Densely prickly shrubs with large palmately lobed ..."