obedience plant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n obedience plant white-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch
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Usage

In literature:

Obediently the trees were brought, and Lewis superintended the planting.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
In obedience to orders, in March, 1846, he planted his troops on the Rio Grande opposite Matamoros.
"The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor: An Address" by Abraham Lincoln
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In news:

Obedient plant brings happiness as it lures butterflies and bees.
The tubular flowers of the obedient plant provide nectar for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
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