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Definition of rapae
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Pieris rapaeCabbage Cab"bage (k[a^]b"b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F.
cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage,
cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl,
hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa
cape. See Chief, Cape.] (Bot.)
1. An esculent vegetable of many varieties, derived from the
wild Brassica oleracea of Europe. The common cabbage has
a compact head of leaves. The cauliflower, Brussels
sprouts, etc., are sometimes classed as cabbages.
2. The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like,
cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below.
3. The cabbage palmetto. See below.
Cabbage aphis (Zo["o]l.), a green plant-louse (Aphis
brassic[ae]) which lives upon the leaves of the cabbage.
Cabbage beetle (Zo["o]l.), a small, striped flea-beetle
(Phyllotreta vittata) which lives, in the larval state,
on the roots, and when adult, on the leaves, of cabbage
and other cruciferous plants.
Cabbage butterfly (Zo["o]l.), a white butterfly (Pieris
rap[ae] of both Europe and America, and the allied P.
oleracea, a native American species) which, in the larval
state, devours the leaves of the cabbage and the turnip.
See Cabbage worm, below.
Cabbage fly (Zo["o]l.), a small two-winged fly (Anthomyia
brassic[ae]), which feeds, in the larval or maggot state,
on the roots of the cabbage, often doing much damage to
Cabbage head, the compact head formed by the leaves of a
cabbage; -- contemptuously or humorously, and
colloquially, a very stupid and silly person; a numskull.
Cabbage palmetto, a species of palm tree (Sabal Palmetto)
found along the coast from North Carolina to Florida.
Cabbage rose (Bot.), a species of rose (Rosa centifolia)
having large and heavy blossoms.
Cabbage tree, Cabbage palm, a name given to palms having
a terminal bud called a cabbage, as the Sabal Palmetto
of the United States, and the Euterpe oleracea and
Oreodoxa oleracea of the West Indies.
Cabbage worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of several species of
moths and butterflies, which attacks cabbages. The most
common is usually the larva of a white butterfly. See
Cabbage butterfly, above. The cabbage cutworms, which
eat off the stalks of young plants during the night, are
the larv[ae] of several species of moths, of the genus
Agrotis. See Cutworm.
(a) Sea kale
(b) . The original Plant (Brassica oleracea), from which
the cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, etc., have been
derived by cultivation.
Thousand-headed cabbage. See Brussels sprouts.
Meaning of rapae from wikipedia
- the small white
(pieris rapae) is a small- to medium-sized butterfly species
of the yellows-and-whites family pieridae
. it is also
- diaeretiella rapae
is a cosmopolitan parasitoid
of many species
s, but especially
aphid, brevicoryne brassicae
- stangeia rapae
is a moth of the pterophoridae family
that is found
in french polynesia
(rapa island. the wingspan
is 13 , 16 , mm.
- cercosporella rapistri cylindrosporium brassicae cylindrosporium capsellae cylindrosporium nesliae mycosphaerella capsellae ramularia rapae
- the larva
e (caterpillar s) of a few of these
species, such as pieris brassicae
and pieris rapae
seen in gardens, feed on
- pieris rapae
, a butterfly commonly known
as the cabbage, cabbage
white, or small
white. small white
(pig), an extinct breed
of wageningen university studied hyperparasitoidism
on pieris rapae
, the small cabbage white
- jpg , pieris rapae larva
image:christianbauer pieris rapae
caterpiller2. jpg , pieris rapae
pupa image:christianbauer pieris rapae cocoon
- pieris rapae
white. pieris virginiensis
– west virginia white
butterfly. sara's orangetip southern rocky mountain orangetip
- the hedge-mustard is food for the caterpillar
s of some lepidoptera
, such as the small white
(pieris rapae). uses in food: this plant