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Definition of the noun adonis annua
What does adonis annua mean as a name of something?
- Eurasian herb cultivated for its deep red flowers with dark centers
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by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter
Pheasant's Eye 139 False Hellebore; Spring Adonis Adonis annua ( Ranunculaceae). Medicinal plant. Contains cardiac glycosides, including cymarin.
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 ...
Encyclopaedia 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, ...
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: ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The plant pheasant's-eye, Adonis annua: so called ...
The 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 ...
by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes
= Adonis annua - dahurica Ledeb. ex Rchb. = Adonis amurensis ...
The 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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