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umbrella plant

División en sílabas: um·brel·la plant

Definición de umbrella plant en inglés:

sustantivo

A tropical Old World sedge that has stiff green stems, each terminating in a whorl of arching green leaflike bracts. It is commonly grown as a houseplant.
  • Cyperus alternifolius (or involucratus), family Cyperaceae
Example sentences
  • Another moisture loving perennial at Glin is Darmera Peltata, commonly known as the umbrella plant.
  • It is known as the umbrella plant but I find it more reminiscent of a fireworks explosion.
  • Add a small water plant (such as a dwarf umbrella plant) in a bonsai dish, rocks, a submersible pump, and a bamboo spout that's a variation of the traditional Japanese deer scarer, or shishi odoshi (often sold at nurseries).

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