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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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Plant caladium (Caladium), elephant ears (Colocassia), tuberous begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida), montbretia (Crocosmia), lily of the Nile (Agapanthus), garden canna (Canna x generalis), tuberose (Polianthes) or peacock orchid (Acidanthera).
Were evaluated the following treatments: 1) empty trap (without attractants), 2) trap with pheromone without synergist, 3) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey espadin criollo" (Agave angustifolia Haw.) tissue, 4) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey espadin oaxaqueno" (Agave angustifolia Haw.) tissue, 5) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey papalote" (Agave cupreata Trel.) tissue, 6) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped pineapple fruit (Ananas comosus L.), 7) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) fruit, 8) trap with pheromone + 400 g of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) tissue, 9) trap with pheromone + 100 g of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) flower, and 10) trap with pheromone + 400 g ripped of guava (Psidium guajava L.) fruit.
The sturdy fragrant flower spikes of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) with serially arranged florets are very popular but are perishable in nature with vase life of 6-8 days.
The agave weevil, Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhall (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae), is considered a primary pest of agave (Agave spp.) (Asparagaceae) and tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) (Asparagaceae) in Mexico (Solis-Aguilar et al.
Talukdar and Barooah (2011) stated that citric acid and sucrose treatment increased the floret diameter of Polianthes tuberosa.
Effect of different potting media combinations on growth and vase life of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa Linn.).
Field experiments conducted for testing field efficacy of bioformulations for management of root knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) infecting tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) cultivar Calcutta single' in West Bengal.
and Srinivas, M., Correlation studies in tuberose (Polianthes tuberose L.).
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.
Isto e bastante evidente especialmente nas emissoes de Polianthes, cujos cunhos de reverso sao reutilizados com diversos cunhos de anverso.
Fecundity of the sisal weevil, Scyphophorus acupunctatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), on Polianthes tuberosa (Liliales: Agavaceae).