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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Smilax(0.00885 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Smilax.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: sometimes placed in Smilacaceae [syn: genus Smilax]
2: fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green
flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral
decoration [syn: Asparagus asparagoides]
English → English (gcide)
Sarsaparilla \Sar`sa*pa*ril"la\, n. [Sp. zarzaparrilla; zarza a
bramble (perhaps fr. Bisc. zartzia) + parra a vine, or
Parillo, a physician said to have discovered it.] (Bot.)
(a) Any plant of several tropical American species of
(b) The bitter mucilaginous roots of such plants, used in
medicine and in sirups for soda, etc.
Note: The name is also applied to many other plants and their
roots, especially to the Aralia nudicaulis, the wild
sarsaparilla of the United States.
Smilax \Smi"lax\, n. [L., bindweed, Gr. ???.] (Bot.)
(a) A genus of perennial climbing plants, usually with a
prickly woody stem; green brier, or cat brier. The
rootstocks of certain species are the source of the
medicine called sarsaparilla.
(b) A delicate trailing plant (Myrsiphyllum asparagoides)
much used for decoration. It is a native of the Cape of