Polianthes


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Noun1.Polianthes - genus of perennial tuberous herbs having lily-like flowersPolianthes - genus of perennial tuberous herbs having lily-like flowers; Mexico; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Agavaceae, agave family, family Agavaceae, sisal family - chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae
Polianthes tuberosa, tuberose - a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers
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It is made of a whole native cell of Polianthes tuberosa (tuberose) that contains not only its own active molecules, but also betaine (trimethylglycine) to get a greater effect on eye contour, according to the company.
However, considering that several herbaceous taxa traditionally ascribed to the genera Manfreda, Polianthes and Prochnyanthes are phylogenetically nested within Agave (Good-Avila et al.
Trapping of Scyphophorus acupunctatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with two natural baits in a field of Polianthes tuberosa (Liliales: Agavaceae) in the state of Morelos, Mexico.
OFFER 1: POLIANTHES TUBEROSE These have fragrant, waxy white flowers.
Aspargales: Asparagaceae), and of Mexican tuberose, Polianthes tuberosa L.
THE Hawaiian Garland flower "The Pearl" is one of the best and easiest to look after varieties of Polianthes Tuberosa.