genus Browallia

noun
small genus of tropical South American annuals
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family
Member Meronyms: ↑bush violet, ↑browallia

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  • browallia — [brō wal′ē ə, brōwal′yə] n. any of a genus (Browallia) of plants of the nightshade family with ornamental blue or white flowers * * * bro·wal·li·a (brə wäʹlē ə) n. Any of various tropical American herbs of the genus Browallia, having blue, violet …   Universalium

  • browallia — rowallia n. any of several herbs of the genus {Browallia} cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers. Syn: bush violet. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • browallia — [brō wal′ē ə, brōwal′yə] n. any of a genus (Browallia) of plants of the nightshade family with ornamental blue or white flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Browallia — Taxobox name = Browallia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Browallia genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text. Browallia is a genus of… …   Wikipedia

  • Browallia speciosa — Taxobox name = Browallia speciosa image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Browallia species = B. speciosa binomial = Browallia speciosa binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Browallia americana — Taxobox name = Browallia americana image width = 240px image caption = Closeup of the Browallia americana flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Browallia binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • browallia — noun any of several herbs of the genus Browallia cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers • Syn: ↑bush violet • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Browallia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Browallia — ID 11605 Symbol Key BROWA Common Name browallia Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, FL, MA, OH, PR Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • browallia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from J. Browallius died 1755 Swedish naturalist Date: 1782 any of a genus (Browallia) of tropical American herbs of the nightshade family cultivated for their blue, violet, or white flowers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Browallia americana — ID 11606 Symbol Key BRAM Common Name Jamaican forget me not Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, MA, OH, PR Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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