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Any of various bulbous plants of the genus Crinum, native to warm regions and having strap-shaped leaves and showy umbels of variously colored flowers. Also called spider lily.

[New Latin Crinum, genus name, from Greek krinon, lily.]
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(Plants) any plant of the mostly tropical amaryllidaceous genus Crinum, having straplike leaves and clusters of lily-like flowers. Also called: crinum lily
[Latin: lily, from Greek krinon]
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Of his many important statements I will here give only a single one as an example, namely, that 'every ovule in a pod of Crinum capense fertilised by C.
This case of the Crinum leads me to refer to a most singular fact, namely, that there are individual plants, as with certain species of Lobelia, and with all the species of the genus Hippeastrum, which can be far more easily fertilised by the pollen of another and distinct species, than by their own pollen.
TOKYO, Mar 27, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) announced on May 30, 2018 that it had reached an agreement for the sale of its 50% ownership interest in BMA's Gregory Crinum (GC) coking coal mine in Australia, which is currently under care and maintenance, held by wholly owned subsidiary Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd to Sojitz Corporation (Sojitz).
The Wilton and Fairhill properties are 100% owned by Futura, and the high quality metallurgical and thermal coal produced is planned to be processed at the nearby Gregory Crinum coal washplant which is in the process of being acquired by Sojitz from the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance, before being transported by existing rail infrastructure to the Queensland coast and the export markets.
My own favourites are copies made for Cleghorn of some of the plates from Hendrik Van Reede's Hortus Indicus Malabaricus, such as the Crinum (figure 8).
Moreover, other plants for sound sleep include Crinum glaucum, Securinega virosa, Spondias mombin, pawpaw and Crassocephalum bauchiense.
Mackenzie, "The evolution of pre-driven recovery roadways at Crinum mine," in Proceedings of the Coal Operators' Conference, pp.
The Amaryllidaceae family contains 1310 species which are widely distributed, and Crinum is an important genus of this family [12].
Han et al., "Anti-inflammatory activity of Crinum asiaticum Linne var.