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Hovea

Definition of the noun hovea

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noun - plural: -

  1. any of several attractive evergreen shrubs of Australia grown for their glossy deep green foliage and flowers in rich blues and intense violets
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of hovea: purple pea
    • more generic words: bush / shrub = a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    • member of: genus Hovea = genus of Australian evergreen shrubs

Place

Hovea is a suburb in the Shire of Mundaring in Western Australia. It is bordered by the Railway Reserve Heritage Trail to the North, and Glen Forrest and the Great Eastern Highway to the south. The western boundary of this locality is the John Forrest National Park.

Phrases with Hovea

  1. Hovea Elliptica
  2. Species Hovea Elliptica
  3. genus hovea
  4. Anthomuda hovea
  5. species Anthomuda hovea

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hovea

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Google previewThe Leguminosae, a Source Book of Characteristics, Uses, and Nodulation (1981)

by Oscar Nelson Allen, Ethel Kullmann Allen

Hovea is an Australian genus. Species are common in New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, and Tasmania. They flourish in dry forests, sheltered and grassy valleys, and dry rocky places. The plants prefer well- drained ...

Google previewFloricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. ... (1857)

Nevertheless, the Hovea is a beautiful object, even if it bloom ever so young ; and it may, if desired, be allowed to flower the first time it makes flower- buds.

Google previewAgricultural Gazette of New South Wales (1897)

by New South Wales. Dept. of Agriculture

Hovea is a genus of purple-flowered shrubs, varying a good deal in the shape of the leaves, some of which, also are glabrous, others rusty tomentose, and others woolly tomentose. They flower freely, and, with scarcely au exception, are ...

Google previewSome New South Wales Plants Worth Cultivating for Shade, Ornamental, and Other Purposes (1896)

by Joseph Henry Maiden

Hovea is a genus of purple-flowered shrubs, varying a good deal in the shape of the leaves, some of which. also are glabrous, others rusty tomentose, and others woolly tomentose. They flower freely, and, with scarcely an exception, are ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

HOVEA is a pretty Papilionaceous genus from New 'Holland; its species thrive best in an equal mixture of sandy loam and peat; and young cuttings may be struck under a bell-glass, in sand: they frequently also ripen seeds, by which they are ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

HOVEA is a pretty Papilionaceous genus from New Holland; its species thrive best in an equal mixture of sandy loam and peat; and young cuttings may be struck under a bell-glass, in sand ; they frequently also ripen seeds, by which they are ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary of the Leguminosae (1994)

by Frank Bisby

Hovea R. Br. Papilionideae - Bossiaeeae Small evergreen shrubs with blue or violet flowers. About 12 species, all in Australia. Some are favoured as horticultural subjects but several are toxic to stock.

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Gardening (1847)

by George William Johnson

Hovea Celsi. Chironia frutescens. Diosma rubra. Eutaxia myrtifolia. Eriostemon buxifolium. Dillwynia floribunda. Boronia denticulata: Genista canariensis. Polygala oppositifolia. Coleonema tenuifolia. Lambertia formosa.

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1907)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

Platychilum (see Hovea). Plerandra. Pleurospermum above the soil. Propagation, by division at potting.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

HOVEA. HOVEA, in Botany, a genus of the class Diadel- — phia, order Decandria, natural order Leguminosee. HOVER. , Generic character : calyx two- lipped, superior lip slightly """□"V*""' two-cleft, retuse ; all the stamens connected j keel of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Hovea R. Br.

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

HOVEA, in Botany, a genus of the class — phia, order Decandria, natural order Legttmmosee. HOVER., Generic character: calyx two-lipped, superior lip slightly s — "v"*"' two-cleft, retuse ; all the stamens connected ; keel of the corolla obtuse ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1825)

Hovea linearis : leaves linear, revolute. This shrub, seeds and specimens of which have been sent from New South Wales, flowered in Mr. George Hibbert's rich collection at Clapham in 1798. This species, on which the genus is founded, is a ...

Google preview2008 International Petroleum Encyclopedia (2008)

by Joseph Hilyard

Horner Hovea Cliff Head Tintaburra Jackson Bodalla S. Black Stump Kenmore Dirkala 107 ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

Taiwan, Java Hovea R. Br. ex W.T. Aiton -f- Fabaceae □ 12 spp. - chorizemifolia DC.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1824)

Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements, a General History of Gardening in All Countries, and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon

Hovea, diadel . decan. and leguminoseae, G. tr. Austral. which thrive in loam and peat, and young ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 5

Examples, Sop/10m, Podolobium ,' Hovea, Cytisus, Lotus, Trifolium, Psoralea, Robinz'a, Colutea, Astragalus; Coronilla, Hedysrz'rum, Alhagi. Sec. 2. Sarcolobm. Embryo with thick fleshy cotyledons; pulse ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index

Examples, Sophora, Po- dolobium ; Hovea, Cytiius, Lotus, Trifolium, Psoralen, Robinia, Colutea, Astragalus ; Coronilla, Hedysarum, Alhagi. Sec. 2. Sarcolobie. Embryo with thick fleshy cotyledons ; pulse edible. This is divided into the following ...

Google previewThe Gardeners' Dictionary, Describing the Plants, Fruits, and Vegetables Desirable for the Garden and Explaining the Terms and Operations Employed in Their Cultivation (1875)

Allied to Hovea.) Greenhouse evergreen shrubs and ...

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Small photo of Bright purple Holly leaved Hovea chorizemifolia west Australia native wildflower sometimes called Purple pea flowering in mid winter in National Park near Busselton.Small photo of Bright purple Holly leaved Hovea chorizemifolia west Australia native wildflower sometimes called Purple pea flowering in mid winter in National Park near Busselton.Small photo of Bright purple Holly leaved Hovea chorizemifolia west Australia native wildflower sometimes called Purple pea flowering in mid winter in National Park near Busselton.Small photo of Australian native wild pea Hovea linearis blooming in the Sydney winterSmall photo of Bright purple Holly leaved Hovea chorizemifolia West Australia native wildflower sometimes called Purple pea flowering in early spring in Manea Park, Bunbury, Western Australia.Small photo of Bright purple Holly leaved Hovea chorizemifolia West Australia native wildflower sometimes called Purple pea flowering in early spring in Crooked Brook national park, Dardanup, Western Australia.Small photo of Bright purple Holly leaved Hovea chorizemifolia West Australia native wildflower sometimes called Purple pea flowering in early spring in Crooked Brook national park, Dardanup, Western Australia. More...

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