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Definition of the noun aeschynanthus
What does aeschynanthus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a plant of the genus Aeschynanthus having somewhat red or orange flowers and seeds having distinctive hairs at base and apex
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic terms: aerophyte / air plant / epiphyte / epiphytic plant = plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain
- more specific terms: Aeschynanthus radicans / lipstick plant = epiphyte or creeping on rocks
- member of: genus Aeschynanthus = large genus of East Indian ornamental woody epiphytic plants
Phrases with Aeschynanthus
- Aeschynanthus meo
- Aeschynanthus albus
- Aeschynanthus hians
- Aeschynanthus impar
- Aeschynanthus jouyi
- Aeschynanthus rarus
- Aeschynanthus Blumei
- Aeschynanthus Dunnii
- Aeschynanthus elmeri
- Aeschynanthus firmus
- Aeschynanthus kingii
- Aeschynanthus loheri
- Aeschynanthus mannii
- Aeschynanthus mollis
- Aeschynanthus neesii
- Aeschynanthus ovatus
- Aeschynanthus peelii
- Aeschynanthus pullei
- Aeschynanthus roseus
- genus aeschynanthus
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Aeschynanthus. Jack. Gesneriaceae. Origins: Greek aischyno, aischyne "shame" and anthos "flower," referring to the flowers; the species are mostly epiphytic, a few are lithophytic. Aeschynomene. L. Fabaceae. Origins: Greek aischynomene ...
by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton
Aeschynanthus Gr, aischyne', shame; and Gr. 'anthos', flower; ...
by Michael Allaby
Aeschynanthus (family *Gesneriaceae) A genus of *herbs, *bole climbers, or * epiphytes, many of which have fleshy leaves. The flowers are vivid red, strongly protandrous (see PROrANDRY), and bird-pollinated. There are about 100 species, ...
by Joelle Steele
Aeschynanthus [ess-key-non-thus] ( Lipstick plant) Africanus Jah-free-kah-nus] Originating in Africa Agave americana [ah-gah-vay ah-meh-ree-kah-nah] (Century plant) Aggregatum [ah-greh-gah-tum] ...
by George William Johnson
AESCHYNANTHUS. Two species. Stove epiphytes. Cuttings. Peat and potsherds, or wood. AESCULUS. Horse chestnut. AE. glabra. ( Grafts.) AE.
by Donald Wyman
Aeschynanthus lobbianus Ageratum houstonianum Begonia sp. Ceropegia woodsii Chrysanthemum frutescens Clianthus sp. Fuschia sp. Gazania ringens Heliotropium arborescens Impatiens sultani Jasminum mesnyi Lachenalia pendula ...
by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
Aeschynanthus Jack. (Trichosporum D. Don.) Gesneraceae (1). 75 Indomal., China. Many epiphytes with fleshy leaves. Extreme protandry with movement of sta. Seeds with long hairs. Aeschynomene L. (incl. Herminiera Guill. et Perr. EP.).
Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of All Plants Known in Britain; with a Full Explanation of Technical Terms by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley
Zealan #"s: AEschynanthus. OFIELDIA, RID acTYLITEs. See Saxifraga. pubens .
by Thomas H. Everett
See Aeschynanthus. TRICHOSTEMA (Tricho-stema)— Blue Curls. Annual and perennial herbaceous plants and subshrubs constitute Trichostema, a genus of ...
by Christopher Brickell
AESCHYNANTHUS. GESNERIACEAE Genus of evergreen, climbing, trailing or creeping perennials, useful for growing in hanging baskets. Frost tender, min. 15 –18°C (59–64°F). Needs a fairly humid atmosphere and a position out of direct ...
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