rice-paper plant

(redirected from Tetrapanax)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

rice-paper plant:

see ginsengginseng
, common name for the Araliaceae, a family of tropical herbs, shrubs, and trees that are often prickly and sometimes grow as climbing forms. The true ginseng (Panax ginseng
..... Click the link for more information.
.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
There are many interesting foliage plants such as the giant Tetrapanax to greet you in the courtyard entrance, as well as fatsias, trochodendron and aralia.
In mild regions Tetrapanax papyrifer Rex holds on to its foliage all year round, but in colder areas it will shed its leaves.
Beneath them, low-growing clouds of 'Cousin Itt' acacia and midlevel leafy favorites like 'Silver Sheen' pittosporum, Tetrapanax papyrifer, and tree ferns add depth.
Tetrapanax papyriferum is the Latin name of a shrub native to Southern China and Taiwan that is commonly known as the rice paper tree.
Oversize ravenea and tetrapanax suggest a sense of enclosure; a philodendron dangles overhead.
rice paper is made from Tetrapanax papyriferum, Edgeworthia tomentosa
After some research they went to a nursery run by the late great Will Giles who helped them gain the knowledge and experience to plant trachycarpus, melianthus, giant bamboo, cycads, tetrapanax, yuccas and bananas.
The dramatic Tetrapanax papyrifera, or rice-paper plant, is a real must-have if you want to create drama within your tropical plant collection.