genus Penstemon

noun
large genus of subshrubs or herbs having showy blue or purple or red or yellow or white flowers; mostly western North America
Syn: ↑Penstemon
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Meronyms:
golden-beard penstemon, ↑Penstemon barbatus, ↑scarlet bugler, ↑Penstemon centranthifolius, ↑red shrubby penstemon, ↑redwood penstemon, ↑Platte River penstemon, ↑Penstemon cyananthus, ↑Davidson's penstemon, ↑Penstemon davidsonii, ↑hot-rock penstemon, ↑Penstemon deustus, ↑Jones' penstemon, ↑Penstemon dolius, ↑shrubby penstemon, ↑lowbush penstemon, ↑Penstemon fruticosus, ↑narrow-leaf penstemon, ↑Penstemon linarioides, ↑mountain pride, ↑Penstemon newberryi, ↑balloon flower, ↑scented penstemon, ↑Penstemon palmeri, ↑Parry's penstemon, ↑Penstemon parryi, ↑rock penstemon, ↑cliff penstemon, ↑Penstemon rupicola, ↑Rydberg's penstemon, ↑Penstemon rydbergii, ↑cascade penstemon, ↑Penstemon serrulatus, ↑Whipple's penstemon, ↑Penstemon whippleanus

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  • penstemon — ☆ penstemon [pen stē′mən, pen′stəmən ] n. [ModL < Gr penta , five + stēmōn, warp: see STAMEN] any of a large genus (Penstemon) of chiefly North American plants of the figwort family, having five stamens, the fifth of which is bearded and… …   English World dictionary

  • Penstemon — Taxobox name = Beard tongue image width = 250px image caption = Balloon Flower ( Penstemon palmeri ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Plantaginaceae genus = Penstemon genus authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Penstemon haydenii — Taxobox name = Penstemon haydenii [cite web url=http://www.ars grin.gov/cgi bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?27263 title=Penstemon haydenii information from NPGS/GRIN publisher=www.ars grin.gov accessdate=2008 07 25 last= first=] regnum = Plantae divisio …   Wikipedia

  • Penstemon parryi — Parry s Penstemon Parry s Penstemon (Penstemon parryi) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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  • penstemon — /pen stee meuhn, pen steuh meuhn/, n. any of numerous chiefly North American plants belonging to the genus Penstemon, of the figwort family, some species of which are cultivated for their showy, variously colored flowers. Also, pentstemon. [1750… …   Universalium

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  • Penstemon barbatus — Taxobox name = Penstemon barbatus image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Plantaginaceae genus = Penstemon species = P. barbatus binomial = Penstemon barbatus binomial… …   Wikipedia

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