century plant definition

  • noun:
    • See agave.
    • An agave (Agave americana) initially from Mexico but cultivated global.
    • the Agave Americana, previously likely to flower but once in a century; -- for this reason title. See Agave.
    • A name directed at the United states aloe, Agave Americana, that was previously expected to flower only after the lapse of a century. See Agave.
    • tropical US plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and blossoms in high spikes; some cultivated for ornament or even for fibre
    • See agave.
    • An agave (Agave americana) originally from Mexico but cultivated worldwide.
    • the Agave Americana, previously supposed to flower but when in a century; -- thus the name. See Agave.
    • A name directed at the American aloe, Agave Americana, which was previously supposed to flower only after the lapse of a century. See Agave.
    • tropical United states plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall surges; some cultivated for decoration or even for fibre

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