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Adonis annua

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  1. Eurasian herb cultivated for its deep red flowers with dark centers

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Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Pheasant's Eye 139 False Hellebore; Spring Adonis Adonis annua ( Ranunculaceae). Medicinal plant. Contains cardiac glycosides, including cymarin.

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

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Adonis annua Pheasant's Eye SCIENTIFIC NAME: Adonis, the Greek name for this flower, from ASroviq, Adonis of Greek mythology. Adonis was the epitome of male beauty and was loved by both Aphrodite (A(t>poSiTT|) and Persephone ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Adonis annua, the annual or common a- donis, is- a native of Kent, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: adonis, Amur adonis in China: ce jin zhan hua, fu shou cao in Japan: fukujuso Adonis annua L. (Adonis autumnalis L.) Europe. See Sp. Pl. 1: 547. 1753 (Leaves and roots said to be poisonous to humans and livestock.) in English: ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

Europe–Siberia Ranunculaceae Adonis annua, A. vernalis Adonitoxin Shoot Southern Europe–Near East; Southeastern Europe-Western Siberia Anemone nemorosa Anemonine All organs Europe, Northern America, Northern Asia Aquilegia ...

Google previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

Adonis annua.) This is a very pretty annual plant, bearing a deep red flower, and growing from one to two feet high. It blossoms from July to November. If the seeds are allowed to fall ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

All of the species are natives of Europe and Asia, but the European Adonis autumnalis (sometimes called Adonis annua) is cultivated for ornament in the United States and has escaped from cultivation. It is an annual herb, with dissected ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[Adonis annua] phen- P comb. form variant spelling of PHENO- shortened before a vowel (as in phencyclidine). phencyclidine /fen'SAIklIdi:n/ P n. a synthetic compound used as a veterinary anaesthetic and in hallucinogenic drugs such as ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The plant pheasant's-eye, Adonis annua: so called ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

The plant pheasant 's-e ye, Adonis annua : so ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

= Adonis annua - dahurica Ledeb. ex Rchb. = Adonis amurensis ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

The plant pheasant's-eye, Adonis annua : so called ...

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Phesant's Eye (Adonis annua)

An endangered plant (on the IUCN Red List), photographed at Wakehurst

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