Plans Plant-eating

Plant

Meanings and phrases

plant

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n.
  1. buildings for carrying on industrial labor; works; industrial plant
  2. (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion; flora; plant life
  3. an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
  4. something planted secretly for discovery by another

plant

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v.
  1. put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; set
  2. fix or set securely or deeply; implant; engraft; embed; imbed
  3. set up or lay the groundwork for; establish; found; constitute; institute
  4. place into a river
  5. place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive
  6. put firmly in the mind; implant

Australian pitcher plant

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n.
  1. a carnivorous perennial herb having a green pitcher and hinged lid both with red edges; western Australia; Cephalotus follicularis

California pitcher plant

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n.
  1. marsh or bog herb having solitary pendulous yellow-green flowers and somewhat twisted pitchers with broad wings below; Darlingtonia californica

Chinese lantern plant

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n.
  1. Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyx; winter cherry; bladder cherry; Physalis alkekengi

Chinese silk plant

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n.
  1. tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax; ramie; ramee; China grass; Boehmeria nivea

Christ plant

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n.
  1. somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts; crown of thorns; Christ thorn; Euphorbia milii

India-rubber plant

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n.
  1. large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber; India-rubber tree; India-rubber fig; rubber plant; Assam rubber; Ficus elastica

Mexican fire plant

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n.
  1. poinsettia of United States and eastern Mexico; often confused with Euphorbia heterophylla; fire-on-the-mountain; painted leaf; Euphorbia cyathophora

Queensland grass-cloth plant

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n.
  1. Australian plant of genus Pipturus whose fiber is used in making cloth; Pipturus argenteus

Rocky Mountain bee plant

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n.
  1. plant of western North America having trifoliate leaves and white or pink spider-shaped flowers; sometimes used as an ornamental; stinking clover; Cleome serrulata

Spanish oyster plant

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n.
  1. a golden thistle of southwestern Europe cultivated for its edible sweet roots and edible leaves and stalks; its yellow flowers are used as a substitute for saffron; Scolymus hispanicus

action plant

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n.
  1. prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled; sensitive plant; touch-me-not; shame plant; live-and-die; humble plant; Mimosa pudica

air plant

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n.
  1. plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it; epiphyte; aerophyte; epiphytic plant

alliaceous plant

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n.
  1. bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor

anise plant

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n.
  1. native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery; anise; Pimpinella anisum

aquatic plant

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n.
  1. a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth; water plant; hydrophyte; hydrophytic plant
E.g.
  • The site contains some of the most diverse aquatic plant communities in the country.
  • The Fish and Game Department manages New Hampshire's fish, game, and aquatic plant resources.
  • This aquatic plant has rounded or oval leaves 1 to 3 centimeters long with several longitudinal veins.

arborescent plant

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n.
  1. having the shape or characteristics of a tree

artichoke plant

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n.
  1. Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head; artichoke; globe artichoke; Cynara scolymus

artillery plant

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n.
  1. tropical American stingless nettle that discharges its pollen explosively; Pilea microphylla

assembly plant

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n.
  1. a factory where manufactured parts are assembled into a finished product
E.g.
  • BMW's complete knock-down (CKD) assembly plant in Kedah.
  • Lovech has an automotive assembly plant.
  • The assembly plant located in Enugu started production in 1980.

autophytic plant

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n.
  1. plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances; autophyte; autotroph; autotrophic organism

bar-room plant

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n.
  1. evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant; aspidistra; cast-iron plant; Aspidistra elatio

bean plant

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n.
  1. any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods; bean

bedding plant

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n.
  1. an ornamental plant suitable for planting in a flowerbed; bedder

beef plant

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n.
  1. South American plant having green to purple or red branches with green to purple ornamental foliage and spikes of insignificant woolly flowers with dry membranous bracts; beefsteak plant; Iresine herbstii; Iresine reticulata

beefsteak plant

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n.
  1. plant grown for its ornamental red or purple foliage; Perilla frutescens crispa
  2. South American plant having green to purple or red branches with green to purple ornamental foliage and spikes of insignificant woolly flowers with dry membranous bracts; beef plant; Iresine herbstii; Iresine reticulata

belladonna plant

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n.
  1. perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine; belladonna; deadly nightshade; Atropa belladonna

bog plant

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n.
  1. a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath; marsh plant; swamp plant

bottling plant

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n.
  1. a plant where beverages are put into bottles with caps
E.g.
  • In 1983 the company launched their new bottling plant.
  • His first job was as a driver at the local Coca-Cola bottling plant.
  • The company operated a bottling plant in the community before the company moved operations.

broad-bean plant

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n.
  1. Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder; broad bean; broad-bean; English bean; European bean; field bean; Vicia faba

bulbous plant

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n.
  1. plant growing from a bulb

burn plant

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n.
  1. very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants; Aloe vera

butter-bean plant

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n.
  1. bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds; sieva bean; butter bean; lima bean; Phaseolus lunatus

butterfly plant

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n.
  1. orchid having large elliptic to obovate fleshy leaves and fragrant pink-and-white flowers dotted with red; Phalaenopsis amabilis
  2. any orchid of the genus Oncidium: characterized by slender branching sprays of small yellow and brown flowers; often grown as houseplants; oncidium; dancing lady orchid; butterfly orchid
n.
  1. any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers; capsicum; pepper

caricature plant

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n.
  1. tropical Old World shrub having purple or red tubular flowers and leaf markings resembling the profile of a human face; Graptophyllum pictum

carnivorous plant

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n.
  1. plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals
E.g.
  • While everyone else became sidetracked, Ray was left to fend off a gigantic carnivorous plant.
  • Another play in which he appeared was "Little Shop of Horrors", giving voice to the carnivorous plant.
  • Neither of these names were validly published, but again they remain in use among carnivorous plant growers.

cart-track plant

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n.
  1. common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed; broad-leaved plantain; common plantain; white-man's foot; whiteman's foot; Plantago major
n.
  1. a plant of the family Caryophyllaceae

cast-iron plant

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n.
  1. evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant; aspidistra; bar-room plant; Aspidistra elatio

castor bean plant

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n.
  1. large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics; castor-oil plant; palma christi; palma christ; Ricinus communis

castor-oil plant

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n.
  1. large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics; castor bean plant; palma christi; palma christ; Ricinus communis

century plant

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n.
  1. tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber; agave; American aloe

chard plant

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n.
  1. beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks; chard; Swiss chard; spinach beet; leaf beet; Beta vulgaris cicla

chemical plant

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n.
  1. an industrial plant where chemicals are produced
E.g.
  • This shipment was coming from a US chemical plant to the IIBR under a US Department of Commerce license.
  • They also perform functions in the areas of environmental quality control and the operational phase of a chemical plant.
  • In 1965, the Agano River running through Niigata was polluted with methylmercury from the chemical plant of the Showa Electrical Company.

chickpea plant

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n.
  1. Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds; chickpea; Egyptian pea; Cicer arietinum

chicory plant

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n.
  1. perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads; chicory; succory; Cichorium intybus

chimney plant

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n.
  1. bellflower of southeastern Europe; chimney bellflower; Campanula pyramidalis

coca plant

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n.
  1. a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine; Erythroxylon coca; coca

common bean plant

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n.
  1. the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods; common bean; Phaseolus vulgaris

common pitcher plant

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n.
  1. perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosette; of northeastern North America and naturalized in Europe especially Ireland; huntsman's cup; huntsman's cups; Sarracenia purpurea

common unicorn plant

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n.
  1. annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak; devil's claw; common devil's claw; elephant-tusk; proboscis flower; ram's horn; Proboscidea louisianica

compass plant

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n.
  1. any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass; compass flower
  2. North American annual with red or rose-colored flowers; prairie bird's-foot trefoil; prairie lotus; prairie trefoil; Lotus americanus

composite plant

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n.
  1. considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers; composite

coriander plant

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n.
  1. Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley; coriander; Chinese parsley; cilantro; Coriandrum sativum

cormous plant

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n.
  1. plant growing from a corm

cotton plant

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n.
  1. erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers; cotton

cowpea plant

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n.
  1. sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure; cowpea; black-eyed pea; Vigna unguiculata; Vigna sinensis

cress plant

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n.
  1. any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste; cress

cruciferous plant

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n.
  1. any of various plants of the family Cruciferae; crucifer

cruel plant

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n.
  1. robust twining shrub having racemes of fragrant white or pink flowers with flat spreading terminal petals that trap nocturnal moths and hold them until dawn; Araujia sericofera

cultivated plant

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n.
  1. plants that are grown for their produce

deciduous plant

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n.
  1. a plant having foliage that is shed annually at the end of the growing season

desert plant

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n.
  1. plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte; xerophyte; xerophytic plant; xerophile; xerophilous plant

disposal plant

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n.
  1. a plant for disposing of sewage; sewage disposal plant

electrical plant

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n.
  1. utility that provides electricity; electrical system

epiphytic plant

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n.
  1. plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it; air plant; epiphyte; aerophyte

evergreen plant

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n.
  1. a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year; evergreen

field-pea plant

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n.
  1. variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage; field pea; Austrian winter pea; Pisum sativum arvense; Pisum arvense

flamingo plant

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n.
  1. commonly cultivated anthurium having bright scarlet spathe and spadix; flamingo flower; Anthurium andraeanum; Anthurium scherzerianum

flowering plant

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n.
  1. plants having seeds in a closed ovary; angiosperm
E.g.
  • Over 80 species of flowering plant occur.
  • The name "Cempaka Putih" derived from flowering plant white champaca.
  • Blueberry (disambiguation) A blueberry is a flowering plant and its fruit.

four-lined plant bug

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n.
  1. yellow or orange leaf bug with four black stripes down the back; widespread in central and eastern North America; four-lined leaf bug; Poecilocapsus lineatus

friendship plant

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n.
  1. low stingless nettle of Central and South America having velvety brownish-green toothed leaves and clusters of small green flowers; panamica; panamiga; Pilea involucrata

garden pea plant

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n.
  1. plant producing peas usually eaten fresh rather than dried; garden pea; common pea; Pisum sativum

garden plant

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n.
  1. any of a variety of plants usually grown especially in a flower or herb garden
E.g.
  • It is grown as an ornamental garden plant and can also be used as a cut flower.
  • It is used as an ornamental garden plant, requiring moisture and shade in the summer.
  • "Phuopsis stylosa" is native to the Caucasus and Iran, and is widely grown elsewhere as a garden plant.

gas plant

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n.
  1. Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather; fraxinella; dittany; burning bush; Dictamnus alba
E.g.
  • In addition to the natural gas plant, there is a 1 MW solar farm on site.
  • These sounds lead to one man thinking that a nearby gas plant had exploded.
  • McGuinty changed his mind however, and resigned on June 12 amid the "gas plant scandal".

golden honey plant

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n.
  1. perennial herb with showy yellow flowers; the eastern United States; wingstem; golden ironweed; yellow ironweed; Verbesina alternifolia; Actinomeris alternifolia

graminaceous plant

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n.
  1. cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves; gramineous plant

gramineous plant

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n.
  1. cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves; graminaceous plant

gum plant

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n.
  1. any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinally; often poisonous to livestock; gumweed; tarweed; rosinweed

head cabbage plant

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n.
  1. any of various cultivated cabbage plants having a short thick stalk and large compact head of edible usually green leaves; head cabbage; Brassica oleracea capitata

heating plant

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n.
  1. utility to warm a building; heating system; heating; heat

herbaceous plant

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n.
  1. a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests; herb
E.g.
  • "Roscoea wardii" is a perennial herbaceous plant.
  • "Roscoea scillifolia" is a perennial herbaceous plant.
  • "Roscoea ganeshensis" is a perennial herbaceous plant.

honey plant

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n.
  1. a plant that furnishes nectar suitable for making honey

hooded pitcher plant

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n.
  1. yellow-flowered pitcher plant of southeastern United States having trumpet-shaped leaves with the orifice covered with an arched hood; Sarracenia minor

hot water plant

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n.
  1. any plant of the genus Achimenes having showy bell-shaped flowers that resemble gloxinias; achimenes

humble plant

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n.
  1. prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled; sensitive plant; touch-me-not; shame plant; live-and-die; action plant; Mimosa pudica

hydrophytic plant

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n.
  1. a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth; aquatic plant; water plant; hydrophyte

ice plant

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n.
  1. Old World annual widely naturalized in warm regions having white flowers and fleshy foliage covered with hairs that resemble ice; icicle plant; Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

icicle plant

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n.
  1. Old World annual widely naturalized in warm regions having white flowers and fleshy foliage covered with hairs that resemble ice; ice plant; Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

indigo plant

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n.
  1. deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye; indigo; Indigofera tinctoria

industrial plant

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n.
  1. buildings for carrying on industrial labor; plant; works

iridaceous plant

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n.
  1. any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae

ivory plant

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n.
  1. a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts; ivory palm; ivory-nut palm; Phytelephas macrocarpa

jumping plant louse

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n.
  1. small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices; psylla; psyllid

kangaroo-foot plant

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n.
  1. sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia; kangaroo paw; kangaroo's paw; kangaroo's-foot; Australian sword lily; Anigozanthus manglesii

lead plant

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n.
  1. shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore; leadplant; Amorpha canescens

leguminous plant

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n.
  1. an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae; legume

lentil plant

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n.
  1. widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder; lentil; Lens culinaris

leopard plant

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n.
  1. any of various plants of temperate Eurasia; grown for their yellow flowers and handsome foliage

ligneous plant

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n.
  1. a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems; woody plant

liliaceous plant

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n.
  1. plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber

lima bean plant

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n.
  1. bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds; lima bean; Phaseolus limensis

lipstick plant

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n.
  1. epiphyte or creeping on rocks; Malaysian plant having somewhat fleshy leaves and bright red flowers; Aeschynanthus radicans

lithophytic plant

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n.
  1. plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere; lithophyte

lobster plant

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n.
  1. tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers; poinsettia; Christmas star; Christmas flower; Mexican flameleaf; painted leaf; Euphorbia pulcherrima

looking-glass plant

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n.
  1. small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath; Heritiera littoralis

madia oil plant

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n.
  1. South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil; melosa; Chile tarweed; Madia sativa
n.
  1. a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing; factory; mill; manufactory
E.g.
  • He set up his manufacturing plant on Northfleet creek, Kent.
  • The manufacturing plant in El Salheya employs c. 2500 people.
  • In April 2005 TCL closed its manufacturing plant in Türkheim, Bavaria.

marsh plant

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n.
  1. a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath; bog plant; swamp plant

mesophytic plant

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n.
  1. land plant growing in surroundings having an average supply of water; compare xerophyte and hydrophyte; mesophyte
n.
  1. shrub or small tree often grown as a houseplant having foliage like mistletoe; mistletoe fig; Ficus diversifolia; Ficus deltoidea

mole plant

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n.
  1. poisonous Old World spurge; adventive in America; seeds yield a purgative oil; caper spurge; myrtle spurge; Euphorbia lathyris
  2. showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to Peru; Japanese poinsettia; paint leaf; Euphorbia heterophylla

money plant

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n.
  1. southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration; honesty; silver dollar; satin flower; satinpod; Lunaria annua

monocarpic plant

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n.
  1. a plant that bears fruit once and dies; monocarp; monocarpous plant

monocarpous plant

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n.
  1. a plant that bears fruit once and dies; monocarp; monocarpic plant

moth plant

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n.
  1. any of various orchids of the genus Phalaenopsis having often drooping glossy broad obovate or oval leaves usually dark green flushed purple or mottled grey and silver; moth orchid
n.
  1. an evergreen plant with large showy dark green leaves; contains a poison that swells the tongue and throat hence the name; dumb cane; mother-in-law's tongue; Dieffenbachia sequine

non-flowering plant

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n.
  1. a plant that does not bear flowers

nonflowering plant

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n.
  1. plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores; pteridophyte

nonvascular plant

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n.
  1. any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta; bryophyte

obedience plant

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n.
  1. white-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch; arrowroot; American arrowroot; Maranta arundinaceae

obedient plant

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n.
  1. North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers; false dragonhead; false dragon head; Physostegia virginiana

okra plant

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n.
  1. tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus; okra; gumbo; lady's-finger; Abelmoschus esculentus; Hibiscus esculentus

onion plant

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n.
  1. bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb; onion; Allium cepa

orchidaceous plant

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n.
  1. any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors; orchid

oyster plant

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n.
  1. long white salsify; vegetable oyster
  2. edible root of the salsify plant; salsify
  3. Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States; salsify; vegetable oyster; Tragopogon porrifolius

packing plant

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n.
  1. a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products; packinghouse

paper plant

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n.
  1. tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times; papyrus; Egyptian paper reed; Egyptian paper rush; paper rush; Cyperus papyrus

parasitic plant

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n.
  1. plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it

pea plant

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n.
  1. a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds; pea

pebble plant

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n.
  1. any of several South African plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum cultivated for showy pink or white flowers; fig marigold
n.
  1. an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer

pickaback plant

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n.
  1. vigorous perennial herb with flowers in erect racemes and having young plants develop at the junction of a leaf blade and the leafstalk; piggyback plant; youth-on-age; Tolmiea menziesii

pie plant

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n.
  1. long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves; garden rhubarb; Rheum cultorum; Rheum rhabarbarum; Rheum rhaponticum

pigeon-pea plant

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n.
  1. tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics; pigeon pea; cajan pea; catjang pea; red gram; dhal; dahl; Cajanus cajan

piggyback plant

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n.
  1. vigorous perennial herb with flowers in erect racemes and having young plants develop at the junction of a leaf blade and the leafstalk; pickaback plant; youth-on-age; Tolmiea menziesii

pineapple plant

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n.
  1. a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics; pineapple; Ananas comosus

pitcher plant

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n.
  1. any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales
E.g.
  • Most pitcher plant mosquitoes tend to frequent a pitcher plant younger in age.
  • The purple pitcher plant uses the mosquito for nutrients once the mosquitoes die off.

plant bug

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n.
  1. small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices; leaf bug
E.g.
  • Other common names include the bordered plant bug and red bug.
  • This leaf-footed plant bug is elongated and about long and wide.
  • Lygus shulli Lygus shulli is a species of plant bug in the family Miridae.

plant cell

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n.
  1. a cell that is a structural and functional unit of a plant
E.g.
  • Only when the plant cell is ruptured by cutting, chewing, etc.
  • The plant cell cytoskeleton is reorganized around the arbuscules.
  • Chloroplasts are one of many types of organelles in the plant cell.

plant closing

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n.
  1. act of shutting down operation of a plant

plant department

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n.
  1. the division of a business responsible for building and maintaining the physical plant; building department

plant disease

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n.
  1. a disease that affects plants

plant family

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n.
  1. a family of plants
E.g.
  • Tageteae Tageteae is a tribe of the plant family Asteraceae.
  • Pilea elegans Pilea elegans is a species in the plant family Urticaceae.
  • Corytoplectus Corytoplectus is a genus in the plant family Gesneriaceae.

plant fiber

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n.
  1. fiber derived from plants; plant fibre

plant fibre

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n.
  1. fiber derived from plants; plant fiber

plant food

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n.
  1. any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile; fertilizer; fertiliser

plant genus

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n.
  1. a genus of plants
E.g.
  • Arum (disambiguation) Arum is a plant genus.
  • The plant genus "Ebermaiera" (family Acanthaceae) is named after him.
  • Elsholtzia Elsholtzia is a plant genus in the Lamiaceae (mint family).

plant hopper

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n.
  1. related to the leafhoppers and spittlebugs but rarely damages cultivated plants; planthopper

plant hormone

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n.
  1. (botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone; phytohormone; growth regulator

plant kingdom

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n.
  1. (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants; Plantae; kingdom Plantae

plant life

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n.
  1. (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion; plant; flora
E.g.
  • This would affect plant life and solar energy.
  • It can also damage plant life on land and in the ocean.
  • The latter is needed to encourage plant life and insects.

plant louse

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n.
  1. any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants; louse

plant material

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n.
  1. material derived from plants; plant substance
E.g.
  • Other plant material includes grasses, sedges and tubers.
  • It has also been found in plant material.

plant order

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n.
  1. the order of plants

plant organ

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n.
  1. a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus

plant part

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n.
  1. any part of a plant or fungus; plant structure

plant process

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n.
  1. a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ; enation

plant product

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n.
  1. a product made from plant material

plant scientist

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n.
  1. a biologist specializing in the study of plants; botanist; phytologist

plant structure

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n.
  1. any part of a plant or fungus; plant part

plant substance

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n.
  1. material derived from plants; plant material

plant tissue

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n.
  1. the tissue of a plant
E.g.
  • The female lays eggs in dead or dying plant tissue only.
  • Energy enters the system through photosynthesis and is incorporated into plant tissue.
  • Ants react to their infection by climbing up plants and sinking their mandibles into plant tissue.

plant toxin

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n.
  1. any substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin; phytotoxin

plant virus

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n.
  1. a plant pathogen that is a virus consisting of a single strand of RNA

poison arrow plant

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n.
  1. medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits; winter sweet; Acocanthera oblongifolia; Acocanthera spectabilis

poisonous plant

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n.
  1. a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism

poker plant

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n.
  1. clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers; Kniphofia uvaria

pot plant

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n.
  1. a plant suitable for growing in a flowerpot (especially indoors)

power plant

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n.
  1. an electrical generating station; power station; powerhouse
E.g.
  • The power plant could also receive power from TVA.
  • Afterwards, the power plant will be decommissioned.
  • A Small hydro power plant is situated on the creek.

purple velvet plant

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n.
  1. Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs; velvet plant; royal velvet plant; Gynura aurantiaca

pyramid plant

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n.
  1. any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington; columbo; American columbo; deer's-ear; deer's-ears; American gentian

radish plant

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n.
  1. a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root; radish

recycling plant

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n.
  1. a plant for reprocessing used or abandoned materials

red-veined pie plant

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n.
  1. Asian herb (Himalayas); Himalayan rhubarb; Indian rhubarb; Rheum australe; Rheum emodi

resurrection plant

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n.
  1. densely tufted fern ally of southwestern United States to Peru; curls up in a tight ball when dry and expands and grows under moist conditions; rose of Jericho; Selaginella lepidophylla
  2. small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moist; rose of Jericho; Anastatica hierochuntica

rhubarb plant

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n.
  1. plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous; rhubarb

roast beef plant

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n.
  1. iris with purple flowers and foul-smelling leaves; southern and western Europe and North Africa; stinking iris; gladdon; gladdon iris; stinking gladwyn; Iris foetidissima

rock plant

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n.
  1. plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden

rouge plant

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n.
  1. bushy houseplant having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries; tropical Americas; bloodberry; blood berry; rougeberry; Rivina humilis

royal velvet plant

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n.
  1. Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs; velvet plant; purple velvet plant; Gynura aurantiaca

rubber plant

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n.
  1. large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber; India-rubber tree; India-rubber plant; India-rubber fig; Assam rubber; Ficus elastica

rubiaceous plant

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n.
  1. any of numerous trees or shrubs or vines of the family Rubiaceae; madderwort

rupestral plant

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n.
  1. plants growing among rocks; rupestrine plant; rupicolous plant; saxicolous plant

rupestrine plant

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n.
  1. plants growing among rocks; rupestral plant; rupicolous plant; saxicolous plant

rupicolous plant

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n.
  1. plants growing among rocks; rupestral plant; rupestrine plant; saxicolous plant

rutabaga plant

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n.
  1. a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root; rutabaga; turnip cabbage; swede; Swedish turnip; Brassica napus napobrassica

saxicolous plant

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n.
  1. plants growing among rocks; rupestral plant; rupestrine plant; rupicolous plant

seed plant

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n.
  1. plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores; spermatophyte; phanerogam

semaphore plant

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n.
  1. erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine; telegraph plant; Codariocalyx motorius; Desmodium motorium; Desmodium gyrans

sensitive plant

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n.
  1. prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled; touch-me-not; shame plant; live-and-die; humble plant; action plant; Mimosa pudica
  2. semi-climbing prickly evergreen shrub of tropical America having compound leaves sensitive to light and touch; Mimosa sensitiva
n.
  1. a plant for disposing of sewage; disposal plant

shame plant

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n.
  1. prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled; sensitive plant; touch-me-not; live-and-die; humble plant; action plant; Mimosa pudica

sheep plant

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n.
  1. perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliage; vegetable sheep; Raoulia lutescens; Raoulia australis
  2. cushion-forming New Zealand herb having leaves densely covered with tawny hairs; vegetable sheep; Haastia pulvinaris

shell bean plant

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n.
  1. a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod; shell bean

shoeblack plant

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n.
  1. large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowers; China rose; Chinese hibiscus; Rose of China; shoe black; Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

slipper plant

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n.
  1. any of several tropical American shrubby succulent plants resembling cacti but having foot-shaped bracts; slipper spurge

snake plant

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n.
  1. stemless plant having narrow rigid leaves often cultivated as a houseplant; mother-in-law's tongue; Sansevieria trifasciata

snow plant

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n.
  1. a fleshy bright red saprophytic plant of the mountains of western North America that appears in early spring while snow is on the ground; Sarcodes sanguinea

soybean plant

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n.
  1. erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia; soy; soya; soybean; soya bean; soja; soja bean; Glycine max

spider plant

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n.
  1. native to South America but naturalized in warm parts of United States; grown for its long-lasting spider-shaped white to pink-purple flowers; spider flower; Cleome hassleriana

spinach plant

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n.
  1. southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves; spinach; prickly-seeded spinach; Spinacia oleracea

steel plant

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n.
  1. a factory where steel is made; steel mill; steelworks; steel factory
E.g.
  • The steel plant in Nanjing was founded in 1958.
  • The steel plant is also proposed to be established in the town.
  • In 1926, when 17, he moved to Lecco where he found employment at a steel plant.

stone mimicry plant

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n.
  1. highly succulent stemless clump-forming plants with grey-green leaves similar in texture to lumps of granite; South Africa; living granite; living rock

stone plant

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n.
  1. any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones; lithops; living stone; stoneface; stone-face; stone life face; flowering stone

sun plant

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n.
  1. widely cultivated in many varieties for its fleshy moss-like foliage and profusion of brightly colored flowers; rose moss; Portulaca grandiflora

sundew plant

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n.
  1. any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution; sundew; daily dew

swamp plant

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n.
  1. a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath; marsh plant; bog plant

sweet corn plant

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n.
  1. a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating; sweet corn; sugar corn; green corn; Zea mays rugosa; Zea saccharata

sweet pepper plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers; sweet pepper; bell pepper; pimento; pimiento; paprika; Capsicum annuum grossum

sweet unicorn plant

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n.
  1. a herbaceous plant of the genus Proboscidea; Proboscidea fragrans; Martynia fragrans

tabasco plant

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n.
  1. plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce; tabasco pepper; hot pepper; Capsicum frutescens

tapioca plant

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n.
  1. cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca; bitter cassava; manioc; mandioc; mandioca; gari; Manihot esculenta; Manihot utilissima

tarnished plant bug

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. widespread plant and fruit pest; Lygus lineolaris

taro plant

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n.
  1. herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves; taro; dalo; dasheen; Colocasia esculenta

telegraph plant

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n.
  1. erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine; semaphore plant; Codariocalyx motorius; Desmodium motorium; Desmodium gyrans

tobacco plant

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n.
  1. aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs; tobacco

tomato plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties; tomato; love apple; Lycopersicon esculentum

tortoise plant

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n.
  1. South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark; elephant's-foot; Hottentot bread vine; Hottentot's bread vine; Dioscorea elephantipes
n.
  1. any of several tropical carnivorous shrubs or woody herbs of the genus Nepenthes

tuberous plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plant growing from a tuber

turnip plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several widely cultivated plants having edible roots
n.
  1. any of numerous aromatic herbs of the family Umbelliferae; umbellifer

umbrella plant

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n.
  1. rhizomatous perennial herb with large dramatic peltate leaves and white to bright pink flowers in round heads on leafless stems; colonizes stream banks in the Sierra Nevada in California; Indian rhubarb; Darmera peltata; Peltiphyllum peltatum
  2. late blooming perennial plant of shale barrens of Virginia having flowers in flat-topped clusters; Eriogonum allenii
  3. African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves; umbrella sedge; Cyperus alternifolius

vascular plant

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n.
  1. green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms; tracheophyte
E.g.
  • The water contains vascular plant debris, new grass shoots, and/or sparse cattail.
  • The main axes bear whorls of branches in a superficial resemblance to "Equisetum" (a vascular plant).
  • These forests host 370 vascular plant genera, which are vital to the survival of the surrounding fauna.

velvet plant

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n.
  1. any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers; mullein; flannel leaf
  2. Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs; purple velvet plant; royal velvet plant; Gynura aurantiaca

water chestnut plant

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n.
  1. a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits; water chestnut; caltrop

water plant

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n.
  1. a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth; aquatic plant; hydrophyte; hydrophytic plant

waterwheel plant

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n.
  1. floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas; Aldrovanda vesiculosa

wax plant

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n.
  1. succulent climber of southern Asia with umbels of pink and white star-shaped flowers; Hoya carnosa

wild sensitive plant

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n.
  1. tropical American plant having leaflets somewhat sensitive to the touch; sometimes placed in genus Cassia; partridge pea; sensitive pea; Chamaecrista fasciculata; Cassia fasciculata

winter squash plant

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n.
  1. any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall; winter squash

witch hazel plant

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n.
  1. any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Hamamelis; bark yields an astringent lotion; witch hazel; wych hazel; wych hazel plant

woody plant

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n.
  1. a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems; ligneous plant

woolly plant louse

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n.
  1. secretes a waxy substance like a mass of fine curly white cotton or woolly threads; woolly aphid

wych hazel plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Hamamelis; bark yields an astringent lotion; witch hazel; witch hazel plant; wych hazel

xerophilous plant

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n.
  1. plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte; desert plant; xerophyte; xerophytic plant; xerophile

xerophytic plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte; desert plant; xerophyte; xerophile; xerophilous plant

yam plant

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n.
  1. any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots; yam

yellow pitcher plant

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n.
  1. pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids; huntsman's horn; huntsman's horns; yellow trumpet; trumpets; Sarracenia flava

plant species

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E.g.
  • Similar laws may operate to protect plant species.
  • Regel described and named over 3000 plant species.
  • The marsh is also home to more than 140 plant species.

species of plant

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E.g.
  • Aloe elegans Aloe elegans is a species of plant.
  • Very few species of plant are rodent-pollinated.
  • P. seemannii P. seemannii may refer to a few different species of plant.

host plant

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E.g.
  • The host plant of the caterpillar is "Loranthus".
  • Pupation takes place at the stem of the host plant.
  • The species overwinters as an egg on the host plant.

treatment plant

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E.g.
  • Its water treatment plant is located at Selep.
  • The odour treatment plant was also completed.
  • A new water treatment plant opened in 2001.

nuclear power plant

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E.g.
  • India's nuclear power plant development began in 1964.
  • The MKER-1500 was also proposed for the Leningrad nuclear power plant.
  • Godzilla attacks the Ihama nuclear power plant in Shizuoka Prefecture.

plant and animal

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E.g.
  • It is home to a variety of plant and animal species.
  • Overall, 41,493 plant and animal species are present.
  • There is a diverse number of plant and animal communities.

processing plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His father worked in a coal processing plant.
  • It was then given over to serve as a fish processing plant.
  • There is also a woodworking and a dairy processing plant in the settlement.

ornamental plant

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E.g.
  • "Eucomis autumnalis" is grown as an ornamental plant.
  • is an ornamental plant of Crassulaceae family.
  • "Crocus speciosus" is cultivated as an ornamental plant.

plant pathogen

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E.g.
  • It is a plant pathogen, causing long smut of "Sorghum" spp.
  • Lophodermium aucupariae Lophodermium aucupariae is a plant pathogen.
  • Physopella Physopella is a genus of fungal plant pathogen in the family Phakopsoraceae.

new plant

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E.g.
  • Stanley opened a new plant in Aurora, Colorado.
  • He identified and published several new plant species.
  • C.V. Snyder bought the new plant and grounds.

plant growth

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E.g.
  • Alkaloids are also known to regulate plant growth.
  • It also increases yields and speeds up plant growth generally.
  • No appreciable plant growth takes place at temperatures below 4 °C.

perennial plant

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E.g.
  • It is an evergreen, sod-forming perennial plant.
  • This perennial plant reaches a height between .
  • "Saccharum barberi" is a perennial plant with a short robust rhizome.

plant communities

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E.g.
  • Diverse plant communities cover this area of steppes.
  • It is widespread among the plant communities of alpine heath and fjaeldmark.
  • Alder woodland and plant communities typical of marshy grassland are also present.

plant grows

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E.g.
  • This plant grows wild in savanna and other habitat types.
  • The plant grows to , and averages about .
  • The plant grows on rocky ledges and in fine gravel on slopes.

other plant

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E.g.
  • Anthocyanins are other plant pigments.
  • "S. magnificus" feeds on small algae and other plant material.
  • In the moister areas, the Ericas predominate over the other plant groups.
E.g.
  • The hydroelectric plant generates of power.
  • The two designed a hydroelectric plant at Waterloo, New York.
  • Water diverted from the dam also powers a small hydroelectric plant.

native plant

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E.g.
  • She identifies native plant species of British Columbia by name.
  • There are notable oak and native plant collections and a small redwood grove.
  • Generally, it is not an invasive plant and coexists well with native plant species.

production plant

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E.g.
  • It is home to the Fiat Cassino Plant production plant.
  • The company's production plant is a popular tourist attraction.
  • Nemak operates a production plant in the Hungarian city of Győr.

plant located

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E.g.
  • The assembly plant located in Enugu started production in 1980.
  • Prison Industries operate the Braille Program and Furniture plant located at Huttonsville.
  • Scania will manufacture the buses in its plant located in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo.

plant was built

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E.g.
  • The second plant was built from 1976 to 1979.
  • In 1907 the first cold storage plant was built in town.
  • The first plant was built from 1936 to 1940.

plant matter

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E.g.
  • About 33 percent of all plant matter is cellulose.
  • Its diet consists primarily of plant matter and seeds.
  • Coalification starts with dead plant matter decaying into peat.

nuclear plant

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E.g.
  • By 1972, the plan for the nuclear plant was dropped due to environmental concerns.
  • 1 nuclear plant".
  • It was the first nuclear plant in the world to generate more than 1 gigawatt of power.
E.g.
  • Its water treatment plant is located at Selep.
  • A new water treatment plant opened in 2001.
  • The community is currently building a brand new water treatment plant.

plant native

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E.g.
  • It is a plant native to the area of the pampas of South America.
  • The strategy has been to plant native shrubs in connecting corridors.
  • Chenopodium nuttalliae Chenopodium nuttalliae is species of edible plant native to Mexico.
E.g.
  • The first, and still the largest, is Buksefjord hydroelectric power plant.
  • Centerville Power Plant is a small hydroelectric power plant in the community.
  • The site was discovered in 1999 during the construction of a hydroelectric power plant.

plant produces

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E.g.
  • This plant produces tall colorful flowers in season.
  • The plant produces numerous flower heads in loose arrays.
  • The plant produces about 18 TWh per year.

animal and plant

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E.g.
  • Chad's animal and plant life correspond to the three climatic zones.
  • It surveyed the distribution of both animal and plant species on islands.
  • Ultimately, it would cause a massive extinction of various animal and plant species.

plant cells

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E.g.
  • Not all plant cells will grow to the same length.
  • The bacteria will attach to many of the plant cells exposed by the cuts.
  • Unlike plant cells, animal cells have neither a cell wall nor chloroplasts.

food plant

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  • Larval food plant is "Axonopus compressus".
  • The species' larval food plant is "Dichapetalum gelonioides".
  • The pupa is also the overwintering stage, among leaves at the base of the food plant.

plant near

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  • She also built the "Kakanj" plant near Zenica and the "Velenje" plant in Slovenia.
  • SEAT is still continuing to install solar panels in its Martorell plant near Barcelona.
  • There is a wastewater treatment plant near the dam for effluent from the park, airport, and some private homes.

rare plant

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  • A nearby site (Wotton Hill SSSI) supports this rare plant also.
  • "titi, is a rare plant treated as an endangered species on the federal level.
  • This protected area is known to support at least eight rare plant and animal species.

genus of plant

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  • Lopus Lopus is a genus of plant bugs in the family Miridae.
  • Taedia Taedia is a genus of plant bugs in the family Miridae.
  • Semium Semium is a genus of plant bugs in the family Miridae.
E.g.
  • Its lower , however, were grossly enriched due to flows from a sewage treatment plant.
  • Additionally, a new 30 million litres per day (MLD) sewage treatment plant on the Picket Nalla is planned.
  • For instance a German sewage treatment plant plays Mozart music to break down the waste faster, reports the UK "Guardian".

plant began

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  • In 1901, a cast-iron plant began to operate.
  • Production at the plant began in May 2012.
  • Construction of the plant began in 1970.

desalination plant

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  • In 2009, a large desalination plant was built adjacent to the power station.
  • produces potable industrial water at the world's third largest desalination plant.
  • He also highlighted that he observed economic development projects, including a desalination plant.

physical plant

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  • In 2003, additions to the physical plant enabled the vocational programs to also relocate.
  • Alrutz supervised the project; the university physical plant and outside volunteers helped.
  • The PFI remained closed for a year as the board spent $10,000 on improvements in the physical plant.

annual plant

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  • Galium album Galium album, the white bedstraw or hedge bedstraw, is a herbaceous annual plant of the family Rubiaceae.
  • The watermelon is a large annual plant with long, weak, trailing or climbing stems which are five-angled (five-sided) and up to long.
  • Galium mollugo Galium mollugo, common name hedge bedstraw or false baby's breath, is a herbaceous annual plant of the family Rubiaceae.

cement plant

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  • In the mid-1970s the base was converted for a short time to a cement plant.
  • The community was named for a hydraulic cement plant which operated at the site.
  • By 1931 the only remaining buyer of Grass Creek coal was the cement plant at Croydon.

plant roots

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  • The larvae eat plant roots and other matter near the soil surface.
  • An example is the nitrogen-fixing bacteria in certain plant roots.
  • Larvae feed on plant roots.

plant community

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  • Introduced species of plants have altered the local plant community.
  • When this occurs, grazing rights must be relinquished to allow for adequate rest of the plant community.
  • Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can be influenced by small scale interactions with the local plant community.

printing plant

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  • Greene at that time was the owner of a job printing plant in Hollywood.
  • In 1981, the News offices and printing plant moved to Dunmore Road, where it continues to operate today.
  • The area was home to a printing plant for "The New York Times" between 1959 and 1975, as well as ABC television studios.

thermal power plant

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  • English Station English Station is an abandoned thermal power plant.
  • The Nandikoor thermal power plant also known as Udupi thermal power plant is nearby.

plant pathogenic

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  • Some species are plant pathogenic foliar nematodes.
  • The plant pathogenic fungus "Mycosphaerella mucunae" is named for being first discovered on "Mucuna".
  • The fungicidal activity makes "T. viride" useful as a biological control against plant pathogenic fungi.

pilot plant

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  • In 2013 the first pilot plant was acquired by VNIIGAZ Gazprom LLC.
  • Johnson built a pilot plant for the new process at the Nash Building.
  • In 1978, a 12.5-tonnes pilot plant was built in Verkhne-Sinevidnoy, Ukraine.
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  • There is a wastewater treatment plant near the dam for effluent from the park, airport, and some private homes.
  • Today, the goal is that sewers route their contents to a wastewater treatment plant rather than directly to a body of water.
  • It is also sometimes used in part of the process on a wastewater treatment plant if a small head is required (typically around 1 foot head).

plant is located

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  • Its water treatment plant is located at Selep.
  • The plant is located in Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV.
  • The plant is located at Safi, South Aghwar Department, in the Karak Governorate.

different plant

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  • The first is a different plant, a tropical tree.
  • Suicide tree Suicide tree may refer to at least two different plant species:
  • Spur (botany) The botanical term “spur” is given to outgrowths of tissue on different plant organs.

plant is native

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  • The plant is native to northern and central Turkey, the Caucasus, northern Iran, Crimea.
  • This plant is native to the Tequila area so this version of mescal was named after the town.
  • When Snodgrass and Heller visited in 1898, they reported that "no land plant is native to the island".

plant growing

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  • This is a small plant growing up to 30cm in height from an underground caudex.
  • "Rheum rhaponticum" is a robust perennial herbaceous plant growing from a woody rhizome.
  • "Campanula latifolia" is a clump-forming perennial herbaceous plant growing to a height of .

plant breeding

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  • Significant advances in plant breeding ensued after the work of geneticist Gregor Mendel.
  • He thus ensured that the PBI's pre-eminence in the application of science to plant breeding.
  • Many of the sites where it has been found are next to plant breeding stations and botanical gardens.

same plant

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  • Subsequently, buses, light trucks and cars would be assembled at the same plant.
  • It is monoecious, meaning that both male and female flowers appear on the same plant.
  • The flowers are unisexual, with male and female flowers occurring on the same plant (monoecious).

variety of plant

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  • It is home to a variety of plant and animal species.
  • The site held springs and a wide variety of plant species.
  • It feeds on a variety of plant taxa.

plant specimens

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  • Beadle Herbarium which holds c.100,000 plant specimens.
  • In addition its herbarium contains 10,000 preserved plant specimens ranging from algae to flowering plants.
  • Benzodiazepines have been detected in plant specimens and brain samples of animals not exposed to synthetic sources, including a human brain from the 1940s.

medicinal plant

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  • Chrysanthemum was first appreciated in China as a medicinal plant.
  • Deltoid balsamroot has been used as a food and medicinal plant by Native Americans.
  • "Salvia microphylla" is grown in central Mexico as a medicinal plant, and used for making tea.

fungal plant

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  • Physopella Physopella is a genus of fungal plant pathogen in the family Phakopsoraceae.
  • The warmer, wetter winters are promoting fungal plant diseases like soybean rust to travel northward.

plant materials

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  • These plant materials come from agricultural non food crops.
  • Three greenhouses are still used for the production of period and specialty plant materials.
  • Jamaican Maroons are said to have used plant materials as camouflage in the First Maroon War ().

plant closed

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  • The power plant closed in May 2015.
  • The company had employed 460 workers when the manufacturing plant closed.
  • The plant closed in 1986.

generating plant

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  • The fluorine generating plant (K-1300) generated, bottled and stored fluorine.
  • Electricity had two disadvantages: firstly it required an on-site generating plant.
  • In some cases, the use of a semi-portable engine could provide a generating plant more quickly.

invasive plant

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  • It is a major invasive plant species in parts of the Eastern United States.
  • The mycorrhizal status of invasive plant species often varies between regions.
  • Generally, it is not an invasive plant and coexists well with native plant species.

succulent plant

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  • Other succulent plant species are also named after Nel, including:
  • "Cylindrophyllum comptonii" are small perennial succulent plant that form dense cushions.
  • Kalanchoe millottii Kalanchoe millotii is a succulent plant that is native to the arid parts of Madagascar.

plant physiology

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  • His research focuses on plant physiology, molecular biology, and biotechnology.
  • It is studied in plant anatomy and plant physiology as well as plant morphology.
  • Čelakovský was a professor of plant physiology at the Czech Technical University in Prague, and was a specialist in research of slime molds.
E.g.
  • Physopella Physopella is a genus of fungal plant pathogen in the family Phakopsoraceae.

first plant

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  • Its first plant was the Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant.
  • The first plant was built from 1936 to 1940.
  • TMMC is the first plant outside Japan to produce a Lexus brand vehicle.

plant nursery

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  • By the mid-20th century, the property served as a plant nursery.
  • The plant nursery has now closed.
  • Built in 1876, the Hinds Hotel is a former hotel, antique store and plant nursery.

plant collector

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  • Species is named for plant collector William L. Kennedy.
  • He was known as a plant collector, plant curator, nursery owner, author, and conservationist.
  • Its specific epithet "tuerckheimii" commemorates Hans von Türckheim, a 19th-century German plant collector.

plant species native

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  • Aralia stipulata Aralia stipulata is a plant species native to China.
  • Fennel, an imported plant species native to Italy, can be found growing on some areas of the southern range.
  • Calamus rotang Calamus rotang, also known as common rattan, is a plant species native to India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar (Burma).

many plant

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  • As a result, many plant workers moved to eastern North Lawndale.
  • Apomixis appears in many plant species and also in some non-plant organisms.
  • Benzoic acid occurs naturally as do its esters in many plant and animal species.

solar power plant

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  • As of 2018, it is the largest solar power plant in the region.
  • The solar power plant originated from the former military airport called Alteno.
  • A 33-megawatt solar power plant in Zagtouli, near Ouagadougou, came online in late November 2017.

plant tissues

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  • When Richter left, she worked under Dr. Robin Hill and studied plant tissues.
  • More volatile short-chain alkanes are also produced by and found in plant tissues.
  • Ethylene is a gaseous hormone that is produced in all higher plant tissues from methionine.

plant families

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  • While TMV is capable of infecting many plant families these are primarily herbaceous dicots.
  • They are found in many plant families, including Betulaceae, Fagaceae, Moraceae, and Salicaceae.
  • Onagraceae and Rosaceae (mainly "Rubus") are the dominant host plant families for Holarctic species.

power plant located

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  • The Armech Thermal Power Station is a waste-to-energy (W2E) power plant located in Tema, Ghana's largest sea-port.
  • Herne Power Plant Herne power plant is a coal-fired power plant located at Herne in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
  • Allen Fossil Plant The Allen Fossil Plant was a 741-megawatt (MW), coal power plant located south of Memphis, Tennessee.

plant hardiness

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  • According to the USDA plant hardiness level, Woodbridge is 5a.
  • The city lies within USDA plant hardiness zone 6a, transitioning to 5b in the suburbs.
  • The plant hardiness zone is 6a with an average annual extreme minimum air temperature of .

when the plant

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E.g.
  • The lower leaves wither away when the plant is flowering.
  • Only when the plant cell is ruptured by cutting, chewing, etc.
  • Approximately 300 people will be without jobs when the plant closes.

plant pathogens

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E.g.
  • Many species in this family are plant pathogens.
  • A number of species in this genus are plant pathogens.
  • They have also been shown to have an effect on plant pathogens.

plant remains

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  • All appear to be saprotrophic, growing on dead wood or plant remains.
  • To date, the Lachine plant remains closed and ADF is looking for a buyer.
  • Species appear to be saprotrophic, growing on dead wood or plant remains.

plant known

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  • Graptopetalum bartramii Graptopetalum bartramii is a species of succulent plant known as Bartram's stonecrop and Patagonia Mountain leatherpetal.
  • Today, with the addition of a second and larger desalination plant known as the Tuaspring Desalination Plant, desalinated water can meet up to 25% of Singapore's current water demand.
  • Nymania Nymania capensis is a species of plant known in English as "Chinese lantern" because of the shape of its bright, colourful fruit, and in Afrikaans as "klapper" (meaning "firecracker" because children sometimes pop the capsules for fun).

plant parts

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  • Eggs are laid on dried-out plant parts, for example on dry sorrel stems.
  • The plant parts used for the dry powder or the extract are the bark, leaves or pods.
  • Many plants and plant parts are eaten as food and around 2,000 plant species are cultivated for food.

plant produced

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  • The MAN plant produced half the U-boat engines in use.
  • This plant produced glues from animal hides.
  • In 1949 the plant produced the first dragline excavator.

plant pathology

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  • There he obtained his doctorate degree in plant pathology and was offered a job to work at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
  • It had departments for crop sciences, fruit and citrus, soil and irrigation, entomology and plant pathology, post-harvest, food technology and farm economics.
  • The journal publishes original research and reviews in all areas of plant pathology, with special attention to the phytopathological problems of the Mediterranean region.
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