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Definition of the noun gesneria
What does gesneria mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: gesnerias
- any plant of the genus Gesneria
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
- member of: genus Gesneria = large genus of tropical American herbs having showy tubular flowers
Phrases with Gesneria
- Gesneria Hybr
- Gesneria Musca
- Gesneria picta
- Gesneria verdi
- Gesneria acunae
- Gesneria alpina
- Gesneria aspera
- Gesneria cymosa
- Gesneria earlei
- gesneria family
- Gesneria Grisea
- Gesneria Hahnii
- Gesneria incisa
- Gesneria mollis
- Gesneria nitida
- Gesneria organa
- Gesneria pilosa
- Gesneria pumila
- Gesneria Rapida
- genus gesneria
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by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society
' Of all the varieties of foliage plants, the Gesneria is the most exquisite; it is a bulb, and must be entirely dried ...
Food, Medicine, and the Green Earth by Michael Allaby
Gesneria is a North American and Caribbean species. Gessner set out to assemble the information that had been acquired since classical times. Most of Gessner's botanical works were published posthumously in Nuremberg, between 1751 ...
by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society
Of all the varieties of foliage plants, the Gesneria is the most exquisite; it is a bulb, and must be entirely dried ...
Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner
e 3323 Gesneria L. Gesneriaceae Corytholoma (Benth.) Decne. Naegelia Regel e gesneria; grassflower (Puerto Rico) f gesnérie 3324 ...
Gesneria pumilla, or dwarf gesneria : stemless. city and modesty, by which true genius is so generally distinguished. With qualities such as these, Gessner could not fail to be loved and espected ; and uniting to taste and literature the talents ...
by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright
Gesneria picta. B. M. - uncula'ta. See Hymenocallis Macleana. .4481. – Tagliabwei. See Hymenocallis calathina. - Schiedea'num. 11.
Gesneria (jes-né'ri-á), n. [NL., named after Conrad von Gesner: see Gesnerian.] 1 . A genus of plants, the type of the family Gesneriaceae, £ 35 species of tropical America, mostly West Indian. They have tuber: ous roots, herbaceous stems with ...
The Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)
by John Marius Wilson
GESNERIA. A genus of brilliantly floral tropical plants, constituting the type of the natural order Gesneriem or Gesneriacese. This order possesses broad, downy, fleshy-looking or velvety leaves, and gorgeous, tubular, scarlet or purple flowers; ...
by John Christopher Willis
with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge
Gesneria (jes-né'ri-#), n. [NL., named after Conrad von Gesner: see Gesnerian.] 1 . A genus of plants, the type of the family Gesneriaceae, £ 35 species of tropical America, mostly West Indian. They have tuberous roots, herbaceous stems with ...
The Century Dictionary (1890)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney
Also called Gesneria. 2. A genus of gamopetalous plants, of the order Sibthorpiece. (Linnaeus, 1753.) It is characterized by flowers with a four- or five- ed calyx, a spreading four-cleft, densely bearded corolla, four nearly equal stamens, and a ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson
Gesneria. G.elon eta ...
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Scrabble value of G2E1S1N1E1R1I1A1
The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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