angel-wing begonia

noun
South American fibrous-rooted begonias having prominent basal leaf lobes suggesting angels' wings and racemes of coral-red flowers
Syn: ↑Begonia cocchinea
Hypernyms: ↑begonia

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noun
: any of several begonias having prominent basal leaf lobes that suggest the form of the upper part of the wing of an angel or bird

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  • Angel wing begonia — Begonia Angel Wing is a hybrid Begonia which resulted from a cross between Begonia aconitifolia and B. coccinea . The hybridization was made by California plant breeder Eva Kenworthy Gray in 1926. The plant gets its name from the shape and colors …   Wikipedia

  • angel-wing begonia — raudonoji begonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Begonijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Begonia coccinea), paplitęs Brazilijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Begonia coccinea angl. angel wing begonia šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Angel Wing (disambiguation) — Angel Wing (or variants) can mean:* Angel Wing, a disease of waterfowl * Angel wing, a type of begonia * Pholadidae aka angelwings, a family of bivalve mollusc similar * Caladium aka Angel Wings, a genus of flowering plants * Angel Wing (film),… …   Wikipedia

  • Begonia coccinea — raudonoji begonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Begonijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Begonia coccinea), paplitęs Brazilijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Begonia coccinea angl. angel wing begonia šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Begonia cocchinea — noun South American fibrous rooted begonias having prominent basal leaf lobes suggesting angels wings and racemes of coral red flowers • Syn: ↑angel wing begonia • Hypernyms: ↑begonia …   Useful english dictionary

  • raudonoji begonija — statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Begonijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Begonia coccinea), paplitęs Brazilijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Begonia coccinea angl. angel wing begonia šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2012 m. gruodžio… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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