Definition of Pilea

1. Noun. Low-growing tropical perennials grown for their stingless foliage.




Definition of Pilea

1. pileum [n] - See also: pileum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilea

Pieter Breughel
Pieter Bruegel
Pieter Brueghel
Pieter Brueghel the Elder
Pieter Zeeman
Pignet's formula
Pigovian
Piirissaar
Pijin
Pikachu
Pikachus
Pike
Pike's Peak
Pilate
Pilates
Pilea
Pilea involucrata
Pilea microphylla
Pilea pumilla
Pilgrim
Pilgrim's Progress
Pilgrim Father
Pilgrims
Pilipino
Pill Hill
Pillars of Hercules
Pilosella
Pilosella aurantiaca
Pilosella officinarum
Pilsen

Literary usage of Pilea

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1. Hand Book of Practical Landscape Gardening: Designed for City and Suburban by Franklin Reuben Elliott (1885)
"... such us the Chinese Evergreen Honeysuckle, Ampelopsis Veitchii, German Ivy, Vincas of varieties, pilea reptans, rose and lemon scented Geraniums, ..."

2. Principles of Physiological Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt (1904)
"In the lowest mammals, it is true, the growth of the vermis exceeds that of the pilea ; but in the higher forms, the pilea grow out about it in all ..."

3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"The lower epidermis of the leaf in pilea serpyllifolia consists of water-storing cells of great height and ... In certain species of pilea the body of the ..."

4. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"The first is our common pilea pumila. Dr. Weddell has overlooked the fact ... where the plant was first published as a pilea, and although Dr. Torrey had ..."

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