HyperDic: genus_nolina

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Nolina:
NOUNplantgenus Nolina, Nolinaperennial plants resembling yucca
English > genus Nolina: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningperennial plants resembling yucca; found in southern United States and Mexico.
SynonymNolina
Member ofAgavaceae, family Agavaceae, agave family, sisal familychiefly tropical and xerophytic plants
Membersbear grass, Nolina microcarpastemless plant with tufts of grasslike leaves and erect panicle of minute creamy white flowers
Broaderliliid monocot genusgenus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Spanishgenus nolina, nolina
Catalangenus nolina, nolina

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