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Achimenes

Definition of the noun achimenes

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noun - plural: -

  1. any plant of the genus Achimenes having showy bell-shaped flowers that resemble gloxinias
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of achimenes: hot water plant
    • more generic word: flower = a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
    • member of: genus Achimenes = genus of tropical perennial American herbs

Phrases with Achimenes

  1. Achimenes alba
  2. Achimenes bella
  3. Achimenes flava
  4. Achimenes kleei
  5. Achimenes picta
  6. Achimenes rosea
  7. Achimenes amoena
  8. Achimenes dulcis
  9. Achimenes erecta
  10. Achimenes Hillii
  11. Achimenes incisa
  12. Achimenes lanata
  13. Achimenes misera
  14. Achimenes mollis
  15. Achimenes patens
  16. Achimenes Repens
  17. Achimenes rusbyi
  18. Achimenes scabra
  19. Achimenes woodii
  20. genus achimenes

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Google previewThe Gardener, a Magazine of Horticulture and Floriculture (1872)

Achimenes is a leading and quick-growing plant for summer decoration, and may be had in bloom from May to December, according as the bulbs are started early or late. The first should be started in February. We sow our bulbs thinly in boxes ...

Google previewPaxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants (1843)

The genus Achimenes is a very valuable one to the cultivator, because the plants in it are easily grown, remain dormant in winter, produce a long succession of showy flowers, and are rarely seen in an unhealthy state, even though they may ...

Google previewmagazine of botany and register of flowering plants (1843)

The genus Achimenes is a very valuable one to the cultivator, because the plants in it are easily grown, remain dormant in winter, produce a long succession of showy flowers, and are rarely seen in an unhealthy state, even though they may ...

Google previewIllustrations of the Natural Orders of Plants (1868)

With Groups and Descriptions by Elizabeth Twining

Achimenes is a genus first introduced from Jamaica, and named Cyrilla pulehella , now known as A. coccinea. A. longs:/Zora was discovered in ravines in Guatemala, and sent to England in 1840; the remarkable character of the formation of ...

Google previewVick's Monthly Magazine ... (1878)

The Achimenes is a good summer flowering bullxjus plant, requiring plenty of heat and light, though not a full exposure to the direct rays of the sun. It should receive frequent spraying to prevent the attacks of red spider, to which it is particularly ...

Google previewApplied Mutation Breeding for Vegetatively Propagated Crops (2013)

by C. Broertjes, A.M. van Harten

Achimenes is a low, generally hairy herb with toothed leaves. The leaves are opposite or in three's and have short petioles. Flowers occur singly or in pairs in the axils of leaves and vary in colour from white to yellow, pink, purple and blue.

Google previewVick's Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1879)

The Achimenes is a good summer-flowering bulbous plant, requiring plenty of heat and light, though not ...

Google previewBulbs for Warm Climates (2001)

by Thad M. Howard

Achimenes P. Browne Achimenes is a genus of about 26 species native from Mexico to Panama. They are small hairy perennials about a foot or two in height, related to gloxinias and African violets. The catkin-like scaly bulbs are shaped like ...

Google previewAmerican Revisions and Additions to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1891)

by William Harrison De Puy

ACHIMENES is a plant usually found in the warm regions of America. It bears beautiful flowers, and for this reason florists often cultivate it. There are a great many different species of this plant. It is of the natural order Oesneracese.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

ACHIMENES. was employed also in inlermittents and as an antispasmodic in flatulent colic and nervous affections. Its hot infusion is used as an emmena- gogue in France, and also in suppression of the lochia; it is sometimes employed in low ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Container Plants (2010)

More Than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners by Ray Rogers

ACHIMENES. hot water plant, magic plant...

Achimenes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

ACHIMENES. was employed also in intermittents and as an antispasmodic in flatulent colic and nervous affections. Its hot infusion is used as an emmena- gogue in France, and also in suppression of the lochia ; it is sometimes employed in ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Achimenes ah-KIM-eh-neez. Gesneriad family, Gesneriaceae. Relatives of such popular houseplants as African violets and Cape primroses ( Streptocarpus spp.), achimenes are tender bulbs primarily native to Central America.

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

# Achimenes (achimé-nés, from cheinaino, sensitiveness to cold. Ord. Gesneraceae).—See Bulbs. *:: Aconite, Winter ( Eranthis hyemalis).—See Bulbs. Aconitum, Monkshood, Wolf's-bane (aconi-tum, ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1907)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

allied to Achimenes and Gesnera, and requiring identical treatment with the latter MYRTL'S HL'LLATA . genus. The following species are synonymous with the Gesneras bearing ...

Google previewSteer's Gardening Encyclopaedia (2007)

by William H Steer

Achimenes 12 Adonis ACHIMENES. P.; 6-18 in.; various colours ; summer. A warm greenhouse plant which is tuberous rooted, and grown in sandy loam reinforced with manure, and liking plenty of water. Start the tubers in March, and when ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

ACHIMENES. ACHROMATISM. 74.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Included under Achimenes (which see). MANDRAGORA. M. officinarum (Syn. M. officinalis) is the correct namo of M. vernalis. MANETTI. A Rose Stock introduced from Italy by the lato Mr. Kivors. It is a very vigorous Stock, and therefore not so ...

Google previewThe Century Supplement to the Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

ACHIMENES. Syns. Gyrilla (of L'Hcritier ), Trevirana. Including Dolichoderia, Eucodonia, Kamickia, Loeheria, Mandirola.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Achimenes: have scaly ...

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

by George Nicholson

Achimenes( = C yrilla and Trevim'na) includes Dolichoderia, Eucodouia, Koiirnickia, Lorheria, and Scheeriu. A. cupreata. Correct name is Epilola cupreata . A. cceuata: Isoloma ocellatum. A. plota: Isoloma bogotense. Achimenes (of ...

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Video shows what achimenes means. A Central American plant, of the genus , having showy, trumpet-shaped flowers. Achimenes Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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