genus Bignonia

noun
one species: cross vine
Syn: ↑Bignonia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bignoniaceae, ↑family Bignoniaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑cross vine, ↑trumpet flower, ↑quartervine, ↑quarter-vine, ↑Bignonia capreolata

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bignonia — Taxobox name = Bignonia image caption = Bignonia grandifolia image width = 220px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Bignoniaceae genus = Bignonia subdivision ranks = species subdivision =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bignonia — noun one species: cross vine • Syn: ↑genus Bignonia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Bignoniaceae, ↑family Bignoniaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bignonia capreolata — Taxobox image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Bignoniaceae genus = Bignonia species = B. capreolata binomial = Bignonia capreolata Bignonia capreolata is commonly referred… …   Wikipedia

  • bignonia — /big noh nee euh/, n. 1. any chiefly tropical American climbing shrub of the genus Bignonia, cultivated for its showy, trumpet shaped flowers. 2. any member of the plant family Bignoniaceae, characterized by trees, shrubs, and woody vines having… …   Universalium

  • Bignonia — ID 10362 Symbol Key BIGNO Common Name bignonia Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV Growth Habit …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Bignonia capreolata — noun woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section • Syn: ↑cross vine, ↑trumpet flower, ↑quartervine, ↑quarter vine • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bignonia — noun Any member of the genus Bignonia of flowering plants in the catalpa family …   Wiktionary

  • Bignonia capreolata — ID 10363 Symbol Key BICA Common Name crossvine Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • bignonia — big•no•ni•a [[t]bɪgˈnoʊ ni ə[/t]] n. pl. ni•as. pln any chiefly tropical American climbing shrub of the genus Bignonia, cultivated for its showy, trumpet shaped flowers • Etymology: 1690–1700; < NL, after AbbéBignon …   From formal English to slang

  • bignonia — /bɪgˈnoʊniə/ (say big nohneeuh) noun any plant of the genus Bignonia, or related genera, mostly tropical, much cultivated for their showy trumpet shaped flowers. {New Latin; named after the Abbé Bignon, librarian to Louis XV} …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.