Definition of Tradescantias
1. tradescantia [n] - See also: tradescantia
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Literary usage of Tradescantias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"To horticulturists, tradescantias are known as hardy herbs, ... All tradescantias are free growers, propagating with ease from cuttings of the growing ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"... A Systematic Revision of the Genus Cereus"; Bush, "The North American Species of Fuirena," and "Two New Texas tradescantias"; Mac- Menzie and Bush, ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Several specie-s have handsomely striped leaves. All tradescantias are free growers, propagating with ease from cuttings of the growing shoots. ..."
4. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"Many plants, some tradescantias, hawkweeds and spatter dock, have in their mature leaves layers of cells, frequently the lower epidermis, filled with a red ..."
5. An Introduction to Botany by John ( Lindley (1839)
"... be considered the only locality ; but the epidermis of the stem of many plants displays thousands, as that of the tradescantias, Opuntia crassa, others. ..."
6. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The underground stems of many of the plants yield starch, and are used for food. The filaments of the tradescantias " have ..."