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Definition of the noun abronia
What does abronia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Abronia: genus Abronia
- more generic term: caryophylloid dicot genus = genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
- member of: Allioniaceae / family Allioniaceae / family Nyctaginaceae / four-o'clock family / Nyctaginaceae = a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
- member: sand verbena = any of various plants of the genus Abronia of western North America and Mexico having flowers resembling verbena
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
- Abronia alba
- Abronia nana
- Abronia Deppi
- Abronia minor
- Abronia reidi
- Abronia Rosea
- Abronia salsa
- Abronia alpina
- Abronia Aurita
- Abronia Bakeri
- Abronia carnea
- Abronia Deppei
- Abronia deppii
- Abronia Fallax
- Abronia Frosti
- Abronia Glabra
- Abronia Glauca
- Abronia Nudata
- Abronia pumila
- genus abronia
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Vick'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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
by Robert SWEET
ABRoNiA is a pretty genus '480 HARDY TREES AND SHRUBS.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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
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.
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 ...
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopædia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanist by George Nicholson
ABRONIA. SYN. Tricratus. This genus includes about ten species.
by Donald Wyman
ABRONIA (ab-RO-nia) fragrans 10" Zone 5 Sand-verbena The Sand-verbena grows throughout the southern Midwest and western states ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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.
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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