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Definition of the noun gesneria

What does gesneria mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: gesnerias

  1. 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

  1. Gesneria Hybr
  2. Gesneria Musca
  3. Gesneria picta
  4. Gesneria verdi
  5. Gesneria acunae
  6. Gesneria alpina
  7. Gesneria aspera
  8. Gesneria cymosa
  9. Gesneria earlei
  10. gesneria family
  11. Gesneria Grisea
  12. Gesneria Hahnii
  13. Gesneria incisa
  14. Gesneria mollis
  15. Gesneria nitida
  16. Gesneria organa
  17. Gesneria pilosa
  18. Gesneria pumila
  19. Gesneria Rapida
  20. genus gesneria

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gesneria

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Google previewTransactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1877)

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 ...

Google previewPlants (2010)

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 ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1877)

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 ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

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 ...

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

Gesneria picta. B. M. - uncula'ta. See Hymenocallis Macleana. .4481. – Tagliabwei. See Hymenocallis calathina. - Schiedea'num. 11.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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; ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis

Gesneria Linn.

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1889)

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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