genus Nicandra

noun
sturdy annual of Peru
Syn: ↑Nicandra
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family
Member Meronyms: ↑apple of Peru, ↑shoo fly, ↑Nicandra physaloides

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  • Nicandra — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Nicandra physaloides — Taxobox name = Shoo fly Plant image width = 300px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Nicandra genus authority = Schreb. species = N. physaloides binomial = Nicandra… …   Wikipedia

  • Nicandra — noun sturdy annual of Peru • Syn: ↑genus Nicandra • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nicandra — ID 56209 Symbol Key NICAN Common Name nicandra Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Nicandra physaloides — noun coarse South American herb grown for its blue and white flowers followed by a bladderlike fruit enclosing a dry berry • Syn: ↑apple of Peru, ↑shoo fly • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Nicandra, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nicandra physalodes — ID 56210 Symbol Key NIPH Common Name apple of Peru Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Nicandra physaloides — Apple Ap ple ([a^]p p l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel, [ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G. apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. [ a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall, W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of unknown… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 Solanaceae — noun large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • potato family — noun large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia,… …   Useful english dictionary

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