Chinese evergreen


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chinese evergreen erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leaves
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In literature:

Chinese Junipers, not supposedly very hardy, are, however, the well-grown, clipped evergreens in sight.
"Beautiful Gardens in America" by Louise Shelton

In news:

Each winter the air here takes on the fragrance of sulfur, the acid fog becomes so dense that planes are often delayed, and the wilted leaves drop from the Chinese evergreen trees like portents of the early deaths that some here will suffer.
Most forms of Chinese evergreen have variegated silver and green foliage.