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Definition of the noun abronia

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noun - plural: -

  1. genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers


Abronia: The gens Abronia was a Roman family during the time of the emperor Augustus. The gens is known primarily by two persons, the poet Abronius Silo, and his son, who wrote for pantomimes.

Phrases with Abronia

  1. Abronia alba
  2. Abronia nana
  3. Abronia Deppi
  4. Abronia minor
  5. Abronia reidi
  6. Abronia Rosea
  7. Abronia salsa
  8. Abronia alpina
  9. Abronia Aurita
  10. Abronia Bakeri
  11. Abronia carnea
  12. Abronia Deppei
  13. Abronia deppii
  14. Abronia Fallax
  15. Abronia Frosti
  16. Abronia Glabra
  17. Abronia Glauca
  18. Abronia Nudata
  19. Abronia pumila
  20. genus abronia

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Google previewVick's Monthly Magazine ... (1881)

The Abronia is a plant of easy culture, flowering best in a light, sandy soil, fully exposed to the sun, and on no account should it be planted in a low, damp, shaded situation, or in heavy, wet soil. To secure early-flowering plants, the seed should ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

ABRONIA is a pretty genus of herbaceous plants, belonging to the Nyctagineae: they succeed best in a light sandy soil, and are readily increased by cuttings, planted under a hand-glass, or without a glass, ...

Google previewVick's Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1881)

The Abronia is a plant of easy culture, flowering best in a light, sandy soil, fully exposed to the sun, and on no account should it be planted in a low, damp, shaded situation, or in heavy, wet soil. | To secure early-flowering plants, the seed ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ABRoNiA is a pretty genus '480 HARDY TREES AND SHRUBS.

Google previewIllustrations of the Natural Orders of Plants (1868)

With Groups and Descriptions by Elizabeth Twining

Abronia is a genus of no known use, yet with delicate pretty flowers. A mellifera (3 ) is found in the northern parts of California, in 46° of north latitude, and 12° of west longitude; it was first discovered by David Douglass, near the Great Falls of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Abronia ameliae Amelia's Sand Verbena SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abronia, from Greek, appo<;, abros, graceful, delicate, pretty. Reference is to the involucre, the whorl of bracts below the inflorescence + ameliae, for Amelia Lundell (1908-1998 ) by ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Abronia. Juss. Nyctaginaceae. Origins: Greek habros "delicate, soft," referring to the involucre. Species/ Vernacular Names: A. alpina M.K. Brandegee English: Ramshaw Meadows abronia ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis


Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1897)

A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders

Purple Sand Verbena (Abronia umbellala) — see Abronia. Purple Side-saddle- flower (Sarracenia purpurea) — gee Sarracenia. Purple Stone-crop (Sedum purpureum) — see Sedum. Purple-tassels (Muscari comosum) — see Muscari.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening: T to Z, and Supplement (1889)

by George Nicholson

Abronia nmbellala (fl pi, so) : Calandrinia Menziesii (fl p-r). BIENNIAL.— Cahmdrinia nmbellata (fl 1'). Pnanum.u.s.—Abronia arenaria (fl 1], so); Boussingnultia baselloides (fl'w, changing to bk); Nierembergia Trailing ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1900)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopædia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanist by George Nicholson

ABRONIA. SYN. Tricratus. This genus includes about ten species.

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

ABRONIA (ab-RO-nia) fragrans 10" Zone 5 Sand-verbena The Sand-verbena grows throughout the southern Midwest and western states ...

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

Abronia, Jussieu; Pentandria Monogynia, Linnaeus; Nictagynea, Jussieu. Bird's- eye Flower. Corolla funnel-shaped, with heart-shaped segments contracted above the seed-organ, bulging at the orifice ; pistil simple. 1. Umbelled Bird's-eye ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Abronia Umbellata (Umbelled Abronia). This is a small, but very beautiful and elegant perennial evergreen herbaceous plant, producing flowers surrounded by an involucrum of a charming rose-colour. It resembles primula farinosa, and is ...

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

Abronia (abro-nia, from abros. delicate. Ord. Nyctaginae).—A small genus of perennial trailing plants, suitable for rockeries. They like sandy soil, and are commonly known as Sand Verbenas. Cuttings strike in sandy soil in spring under glass.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

Chamaecrista fasciculata Pickleweed Salicornia virginica Piggyback plant Talmiea menziesii Pink sand verbena Abronia umbellata ssp. breviflora ( Continued) Common Name Scientific Name Sweet cicily Osmorhiza claytonii Tinker's penny.

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