Definition of Needle palm
1. Noun. Yucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages.
Generic synonyms: Yucca
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Literary usage of Needle palm
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"needle palm. One species ranging from SC to Fla. It is a dwarf fan palm with erect or creeping trunk 2-3 ft. long, and long-stalked nearly round deeply and ..."
2. The Criminal Prisons of London, and Scenes of Prison Life by Henry Mayhew, John Binny (1862)
"On coming from the frame they are brought to a prisoner, who binds them with a needle, palm, and pincers. The deputy- governor informed us that on the day ..."
3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"YUCCA (ADAM'S NEEDLE ; PALM LILY). A genus of distinct and stately perennials with a low or tall woody stem often branching and tree-like, and bearing at ..."