genus Alsobia

noun
tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Episcia
Syn: ↑Alsobia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑family Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family

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  • Alsobia — n. 1. 1 a genus of tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus {Episcia}. Syn: genus {Alsobia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alsobia — Taxobox name = Alsobia image caption = Alsobia dianthiflora regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Gesneriaceae genus = Alsobia genus authority = Hanst., 1853 subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • Alsobia — noun tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Episcia • Syn: ↑genus Alsobia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑family Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alsobia dianthiflora — noun low growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia • Syn: ↑lace flower vine, ↑Episcia dianthiflora • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Alsobia, ↑genus Alsob …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Episcia dianthiflora — noun low growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia • Syn: ↑lace flower vine, ↑Alsobia dianthiflora • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Alsobia, ↑genus Alsobi …   Useful english dictionary

  • lace-flower vine — noun low growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia • Syn: ↑Alsobia dianthiflora, ↑Episcia dianthiflora • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Alsobia, ↑genu …   Useful english dictionary

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