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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 ...
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 ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Adonis ANNUA, a native of Kent.
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 ...
by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes
= Adonis annua - dahurica Ledeb. ex Rchb. = Adonis amurensis - davurica ...
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 (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
The plant members of Parliament, mostly with the object of equal, pheasant's-eye , Adonis annua : so called from iziug them as regards the number of electors. its rod petals. redpoll 2. The rod-polled warbler, or palm-warbler, of North America,
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Phesant's Eye (Adonis annua)
An endangered plant (on the IUCN Red List), photographed at Wakehurst
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