jade plant
noun Date: 1944 any of several succulent plants (genus Crassula) of the orpine family cultivated as foliage plants

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  • jade plant — n. a thick leaved plant (Crassula argentea) of the orpine family, native to S Africa and Asia …   English World dictionary

  • jade plant — jade′ plant n. pln a succulent S African shrub, Cassula argentea, of the stonecrop family, with small oval leaves • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Jade plant — For the dwarf jade plant, see Portulacaria afra. Crassula ovata flower and buds of C. ovata Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • jade plant — /ˈdʒeɪd plænt/ (say jayd plant) noun an attractive succulent shrub from South Africa, Portulacaria afra, with thick round fleshy and glossy leaves, tiny pink flowers and sprays of pinkish three cornered berries …   Australian English dictionary

  • jade plant — a succulent shrub, Crassula argentea, of the stonecrop family, native to southern Africa, having fleshy, oval leaves, often grown as a houseplant. * * * …   Universalium

  • jade plant — noun : any of various plants of the genus Crassula (as C. argentea and C. arborescens) * * * a succulent shrub, Crassula argentea, of the stonecrop family, native to southern Africa, having fleshy, oval leaves, often grown as a houseplant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jade (disambiguation) — Jade is the (usually green colored) gemstone.Jade may also refer to: Geography German coast of Lower Saxony: * Jade, Germany, a municipality and one of its towns * Jade, Jade River * Jadebusen, bayOther: * Jade River (New Zealand) * Jade Mountain …   Wikipedia

  • Jade Tree — may refer to: *the plant Crassula ovata *or to the company Jade Tree Records …   Wikipedia

  • Jade (comics) — Superherobox caption= Jade as the new Green Lantern. Art by Dale Eaglesham. character name=Jade real name=Jennifer Lynn Hayden publisher=DC Comics debut= All Star Squadron # 25 (September 1983) creators=Roy Thomas (writer) Jerry Ordway (artist)… …   Wikipedia

  • Jade vine — Taxobox | name = Jade vine regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Leguminosae genus = Strongylodon species = S. macrobotrys binomial = Strongylodon macrobotrys binomial authority = A. Gray image… …   Wikipedia

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