genus Columnea

noun
genus of tropical American subshrubs and lianas
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑family Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family
Member Meronyms: ↑columnea

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  • columnea — noun tropical plant having thick hairy somewhat toothed leaves and solitary or clustered yellow to scarlet flowers; many cultivated for their flowers and ornamental foliage • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Columnea * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Columnea — ID 20842 Symbol Key COLUM Common Name columnea Family Gesneriaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR Growth Habit N/A Dura …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • columnea — /keuh lum nee euh/, n. any of various vines or shrubs of the genus Columnea, native to tropical America, that have tubular, showy, two lipped flowers and are often cultivated as houseplants. [ < NL (Linnaeus), equiv. to column(a), Latinized form… …   Universalium

  • Columnea ambigua — ID 20843 Symbol Key COAM6 Common Name tibey de cresta Family Gesneriaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Columnea scandens — ID 20847 Symbol Key COSC11 Common Name tibey parasito Family Gesneriaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Columnea scandens var. tulae — ID 20848 Symbol Key COSCT Common Name tibey parasito Family Gesneriaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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