HyperDic: genus_yucca

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Yucca:
NOUNplantgenus Yuccatropical American plants with stiff lancelike leaves and spikes of white blossoms
English > genus Yucca: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningTropical American plants with stiff lancelike leaves and spikes of white blossoms; sometimes considered a genus of Amaryllidaceae.
Member ofAgavaceae, family Agavaceae, agave family, sisal familychiefly tropical and xerophytic plants
MembersyuccaAny of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers
Broaderliliid monocot genusgenus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Spanishgenus yucca
Catalangenus yucca

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