genus Schizanthus

noun
Chilean herbs with orchid-like flowers
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Solanaceae, ↑family Solanaceae, ↑potato family
Member Meronyms: ↑butterfly flower, ↑poor man's orchid, ↑schizanthus

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  • Schizanthus —   Schizanthus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Schizanthus — ? Схизантус Schizanthus grahamii Научная классификация Царство: Растения Отдел …   Википедия

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

  • Schizanthus — ID 76169 Symbol Key SCHIZ7 Common Name schizanthus Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution ME, NY, TX Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • schizanthus — /ski zan theuhs/, n. any of several plants of the genus Schizanthus, native to Chile, having numerous variously colored flowers resembling small orchids. Also called butterfly flower. [ < NL (1794) < Gk schiz SCHIZ + ánthos flower; cf. ANTHO ] *… …   Universalium

  • schizanthus — noun Any of several flowering plants of the genus Schizanthus Syn: butterfly flower, fringeflower, poor mans orchid …   Wiktionary

  • Schizanthus pinnatus — ID 76170 Symbol Key SCPI Common Name poorman s orchid Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution ME, NY, TX Growth Habit Forb/herb Dura …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • schizanthus — [skɪt sanθəs] noun a South American plant of the nightshade family, with irregularly lobed flowers having contrasting colours. [Genus Schizanthus.] Origin mod. L., from Gk skhizein to split + anthos flower …   English new terms dictionary

  • schizanthus — n. any plant of the genus Schizanthus, with showy flowers in various colours, and finely divided leaves. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk skhizo to split + anthos flower …   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

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