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Definition of the noun alcea
What does alcea mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Alcea: genus Alcea
- more generic term: dilleniid dicot genus = genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
- member of: family Malvaceae / mallow family / Malvaceae = herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton
Phrases with Alcea
Phrases starting with the word Alcea:
- alcea rosea
- Alcea rugosa
- Alcea Biennis
- Alcea pallida
- Alcea Taurica
- Alcea Africana
- Alcea ficifolia
- Alcea Pinnatifida
- Alcea Novopokrovskyi
Phrases ending with the word Alcea:
- Poa alcea
- Rosa alcea
- genus alcea
- Malva alcea
- Bismalva Alcea
- Malva Alcea Alcea
- species Poa alcea
- species Rosa alcea
- Species Malva Alcea
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Hardy Perennials (1922)
by Albert James Macself
Malva Alcea is a taller plant with soft downy foliage and loose spikes of pink Hollyhocklike blossoms, This also thrives in harsh, dry soils. Meconopsis.
Universal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)
ALCEA is a so the name for different species of the Hibiscus and Mal-rm of Linnaeus. Bauh. Rail, &c. ALCE'BRIS viuum (Chenn) the same as Sulphur vivum. ALCE'DO (Or.) a genus of animals; Class Aves, Order Pica'. Generic Characters.
by Sara Williams
Alcea is the Greek word for mallow, which is in the same family as hollyhock. When introduced to Europe in the 15005, they were erroneously believed to be from the holy land (thus the common name). Blooming in midsummer, the annual, ...
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Alcea L., Sp. PI. (1753) 687 et ...
The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips
Description: Alcea rosea, hollyhock, is an oldfashioned favorite that bears its 3— to 5—inch rounded blooms in two forms: saucerlike singles with a central, knobby yellow column, or double puffs strongly reminiscent of tissue—paper flow— ers ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Polypodiaceae 83 Alcea L. Malvaceae Origins: Greek alkea "mallow," Latin alcea , ae for Malva alcea L. (Plinius). Species/Vernacular Names: A. rosea L. (Althaea rosea (L.) Cav.) English: hollyhock Japan: tachi-aoi China: shu kui hua, shu ...
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper
Alcea Abayrtlaca villosa. See Hibiscus- dbelmosehius. Alcea Indical See Hibiscus Abelmoschus, Alcea RoseA. Common hollyhock.
Containing the Names, Classes, Orders, Generic Characters, and Specific Distinctions of the Several Plants Cultivated in England, According to ... Linnaeus ... In which is Also Comprised, a Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed, an Introduction to the Linnaean System of Botany ... by James Wheeler
ALCEA, the name given by Linnaius to a genus os plants, called in English, Hollyhock, or Holy Oak. Characters. This is a genus os the order os the polyandria, belonging to the monadelphia class os plants; order 3 os class XVI. The calyx- is a ...
A New Medical Dictionary (1817)
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology ... and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine by Robert Hooper
See Malva alcea. Malcmihaxatim. (From malum, an apple, and granum, a grain ; so named from its grain-like seeds.) The pomegranate. MALniiciA glabra (So named in honour of Majphigitis.) The systematic name of" a tree which afTords au ...
by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
ALCEA, _/! [from aXxiij robur: on account of its supposed strength as a remedy in the dysentery, &c.J In botany, a genus of the monadelphia polyandria class, and of the natural order of columniferæ. The generic characters are — Calyx : double ...
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower Garden, and Nursery; of the Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture; of Managing Vineyards, and of Propagating All Sorts of Timber Trees by Philip Miller
(Alcea). Ebret, pict. t. 6. f.
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb
Alcea, in the Linnean system, a genus of plants ; Class 16 Monodelphia, Order 7 Polyandria, in English the Vervain Mallow. Generic Characters. Cax. double. — Cor. petals five. — St am. filaments uniting into a sort of five-angled cylinder at ...
by George Crabb
ALCEA, in the Linnean system, a genus of plants; Class 16 Monodelphia, Order 7 Polyandria, in English the Vervain Mallow. Generic Characters. CAL. double— Con. petals five.— Sl'AM.filaments uniting into a sort of five-angled cylinder at ...
Lexicon Medicum (1860)
Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper
AlcEA AEGYPTIACA villos A. See Hibiscus Abelmoschus. AlceA INDICA. See Hibiscus.Abelmoschus. ALCEA RoseA. Common hollyhock. The flowers of this beautiful tree are said to possess ...
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