genus Aeschynanthus

noun
large genus of East Indian ornamental woody epiphytic plants
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑family Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family
Member Meronyms: ↑aeschynanthus

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  • Aeschynanthus — Taxobox name = Aeschynanthus image width = 220px image caption = Aeschynanthus speciosus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Gesneriaceae genus = Aeschynanthus genus authority = Jack… …   Wikipedia

  • aeschynanthus — noun a plant of the genus Aeschynanthus having somewhat red or orange flowers and seeds having distinctive hairs at base and apex • Hypernyms: ↑air plant, ↑epiphyte, ↑aerophyte, ↑epiphytic plant • Hyponyms: ↑lipstick plant, ↑Aeschynanthus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aeschynanthus radicans — Taxobox name = Aeschynanthus radicans regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Gesneriaceae genus = Aeschynanthus species = A. radicans binomial = Aeschynanthus radicans binomial authority = Jack… …   Wikipedia

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lipstick plant — noun epiphyte or creeping on rocks; Malaysian plant having somewhat fleshy leaves and bright red flowers • Syn: ↑Aeschynanthus radicans • Hypernyms: ↑aeschynanthus * * * any of several trailing, epiphytic vines of the genus Aeschynanthus, of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of garden plants — This is a partial list of garden plants, plants that can be cultivated in the garden, listed alphabetically by genus.See also: * List of plants by common name NOTOC A * Abelia * Abeliophyllum (white forsythia) * Abelmoschus (okra) * Abies (fir) * …   Wikipedia

  • family Gesneriaceae — noun large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales • Syn: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gesneria family — noun large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales • Syn: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑family Gesneriaceae • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gesneriaceae — noun large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales • Syn: ↑family Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lipstick plant — any of several trailing, epiphytic vines of the genus Aeschynanthus, of the gesneria family, esp. A. pulcher or A. radicans, native to southeast Asia, having tubular red or orange flowers. * * * …   Universalium

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