Phormium tenax
Flax-plant Flax"-plant`, n. (Bot.) A plant in new Zealand ({Phormium tenax}), allied to the lilies and aloes. The leaves are two inches wide and several feet long, and furnish a fiber which is used for making ropes, mats, and coarse cloth. [1913 Webster]

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  • Phormium tenax — Phormium Phor mi*um, n. [NL. fr. Gr. ? a plaited mat, a kind of plant.] (Bot.) A genus of liliaceous plants, consisting of one species ({Phormium tenax}). See {Flax plant}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phormium tenax — Phormium tenax, s. Flachslilie …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Phormium tenax —   Phormium tenax …   Wikipedia Español

  • Phormium tenax — Neuseeländer Flachs Neuseeländer Flachs (Phormium tenax) Systematik Klasse: Einkeimblättrige (Liliopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phormium tenax — pluoštinis zelandlinis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Zelandlininių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis augalas (Phormium tenax), paplitęs Naujojoje Zelandijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Phormium tenax angl. flax bush; harakeke; korari; New Zealand… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Phormium tenax — New Zealand New Zea land A group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. [1913 Webster] {New Zealand flax}. (a) (Bot.) A tall, liliaceous herb ({Phormium tenax}), having very long, sword shaped, distichous leaves which furnish a fine, strong fiber …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phormium tenax — ID 63043 Symbol Key PHTE8 Common Name New Zealand flax Family Agavaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Phormium tenax — …   Википедия

  • PHORMIUM TENAX FORST. - НОВОЗЕЛАНДСКИЙ ЛЕН — см. 175. Многолетнее растение. P. tenax Forst. Новозеландский лен Char. Gen. (1776) 47. Krause (1930) 297. Каминер (1935) 79, рис. Вадачкория (1946) 54, рис. Бжажба (1964) 123, рис. S y n. Ph. ramosum Billb. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. New Zealand… …   Справочник растений

  • Phormium tenax J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. — Symbol PHTE8 Common Name New Zealand flax Botanical Family Agavaceae …   Scientific plant list

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