Definitions for century plant
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agave, century plant, American aloe(noun)
tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
An agave (Agave americana) originally from Mexico but cultivated worldwide.
Origin: So named because the plant may live for several decades before producing flowers. Once a plant flowers and produces seeds, it dies.
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- столетник, агаваBulgarian
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