genus Salpiglossis

noun
small genus of herbs of the southern Andes having large showy flowers
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family
Member Meronyms: ↑salpiglossis

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  • Salpiglossis sinuata — Taxobox name = Salpiglossis sinuata image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Salpiglossis species = S. sinuata binomial = Salpiglossis sinuata Salpiglossis… …   Wikipedia

  • Salpiglossis — Taxobox name = Salpiglossis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Salpiglossis genus authority = Ruiz Pav. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text. Salpiglossis… …   Wikipedia

  • Salpiglossis — ID 74807 Symbol Key SALPI3 Common Name salpiglossis Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT Growth Habit N/A D …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • salpiglossis — noun Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek salpinx trumpet + glōssa tongue more at gloss Date: 1827 any of a small genus (Salpiglossis) of Chilean herbs of the nightshade family with large funnel shaped varicolored flowers often strikingly… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salpiglossis — noun Any of several plants, of the genus Salpiglossis, that have variegated, funnel shaped blossoms in a variety of colors …   Wiktionary

  • Salpiglossis sinuata — ID 74808 Symbol Key SASI19 Common Name painted tongue Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • salpiglossis — [ˌsalpɪ glɒsɪs] noun a South American plant of the nightshade family, with brightly patterned funnel shaped flowers. [Genus Salpiglossis.] Origin mod. L., formed irregularly from Gk salpinx trumpet + glōssa tongue …   English new terms dictionary

  • salpiglossis — n. any solanaceous plant of the genus Salpiglossis, cultivated for its funnel shaped flowers. Etymology: mod.L, irreg. f. Gk salpigx trumpet + glossa tongue …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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