Century-plant sentence example

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  • The "Century-plant" is a name given to the Agave, or American aloe, from the supposition that it flowered once only in every hundred years.
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  • Agave americana, Century plant or American aloe.
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  • The most familiar species is Agave americana (see fig.), a native of tropical America, the so-called century plant or American aloe (the maguey of Mexico).
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