- any of various plants of the genus Aralia and related genera, several of which are cultivated as houseplants or have been used medicinally.
Origin of aralia
Examples from the Web for aralia
Historical Examples of aralia
Plant out Aralia, Canella, Magnolia, and other ornamental trees.Flowers and Flower-Gardens
David Lester Richardson
Aralia clapped her hands and cried: "Just too jolly for anything!"
When Aralia said, "Yes," so did Pansy, but both looked very quiet.
Please, sir, I think we'll find your aralia next spring-tide.
They were nasty songs, and Merry touched me and said, 'Let us go after the aralia.'
- any plant of the genus Aralia of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants. The greenhouse and house plant generally known as aralia is Schefflera elegantissima of a related genus, grown for its decorative evergreen foliage: family Araliaceae