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see amaryllisamaryllis
, common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers borne on separate, leafless stalks.
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maguey

[mə′gā]
(materials)
A fiber obtained from the agave (Agave cantala); maguey fibers are white, stiff, brilliant, and light in weight, and are used chiefly for binder twine.
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Devon Daley, manager of The Sternewirth at the Hotel Emma in San Antonio, TX, would choose one of the many mezcal variants from Rey Campero and Del Maguey. "As for tequila, Fortaleza is beautiful and hits most of the required notes," he says.
Were evaluated the following treatments: 1) empty trap (without attractants), 2) trap with pheromone without synergist, 3) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey espadin criollo" tissue, 4) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey espadin oaxaqueno" tissue, 5) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey papalote" tissue, 6) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped pineapple fruit, 7) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped banana fruit, 8) trap with pheromone + 400 g of sugarcane tissue, 9) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped apple (Malus domestica Borkh)fruit, 10) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped guava fruit.
1), y agrupa las bahias de San Agustin, Riscalillo, Chachacual, Cacalutla, Maguey, Organo y Violin.
The birth of Del Maguey, Ron Cooper's passion project, signaled one of the most important moments in my life, and I didn't even know it.
With the objective to find an efficient, economic, and practical food bait, 2 alternative food attractants (banana and pineapple ripe fruits) were evaluated to synergize the response of agave weevil to synthetic pheromone-baited traps in the mezcal maguey area.
Indians ate flat cakes of ground corn spread with spicy sauces topped with crunchy, roasted ants or fat maguey worms.