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Alpine Gentian

Definition of the noun Alpine Gentian

What does Alpine Gentian mean as a name of something?

  1. Alpine gentian is the vernacular name of the Gentiana newberryi, a species of Gentiana.
    • geographic area: North America
  2. Alpine gentian is the vernacular name of the Gentiana newberryi var. newberryi, a variety of Gentiana newberryi.
    • geographic area: North America

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Border Plants (1999)

by Hanneke Van Dijk

GENTIAN © * O The name 'gentian' is usually enough to call up a vision of the low alpine gentian with its big, blue bells. There are higher gentians more suitable for the border. Gentiana asclepiadea, 50cm (20in) high with dark-blue flowers on ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

algida Pallas English: alpine gentian China: gao shan long dan G. aristata Maxim. English: shortleaf gentian China: ci mang long dan G. cephalantha Franchet English: headflower gentian China: tou hua long ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

Small Alpine Gentian (G. nivalis). An annual found on the loftiest mountains of Scotland. 5. The Autumnal Gentian (G. amarella). An annual plant, growing frequent in limestone and chalky pastures, flowering in August and September. 6.

Google previewThe Farmer's and Planter's Encyclopaedia of Rural Affairs (1851)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry

Small Alpine Gentian (G. nnalii). An annual found on the loftiest mountains of Scotland. 5. The Autumnal Gentian (G. amaretta}. An annual plant, growing frequent in limestone and chalky pastures, flowering in August and September. 6.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Gardens, and Nursery, as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture, Including the Management of Vineyards, with the Methods of Making and Preserving Wine, According to the Present Practice of the Most Skilful Vignerons in the Several Wine Countries in Europe : Together with Directions for Propagating and Improving, from Real Practice and Experience, All Sorts of Timber Trees by Philip Miller

Broad-leaved Alpine Gentian with a large flower, commonly called Gentianella. 5. GENTIANA (Nivalis) corollis quinquefidis infundibuliformibus, ramis unifloris alternis. Lin. Sp. Plant. 229. Gentian with funnel-shaped quinquefid petals, and ...

Google previewThe American Farmer's Encyclopedia (1858)

Embracing All the Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry, and the Use of Mineral, Vegetable and Animal Manures, with Descriptions and Figures of American Insects, Injurious to Vegetation. Being a Complete Guide for the Cultivation of Every Variety of Garden and Field Crops. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings of Grasses, Grains, Animals, Implements, Insects, Etc by Cuthbert William Johnson, Gouverneur Emerson

Small Alpine Gentian (G. nivalils). An annual found on the loftiest mountains of Scotland. 5. The Autumnal Gentian (G. amarellu). An annual plant, growing frequent in limestone and chalky pastures, flowering in August and September. 6.

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)

by John Marius Wilson

The snowy or small alpine gentian, 0. nivalis, is an annual-rooted native of some of the loftiest mountains of the Scottish Highlands.

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ... with 515 Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

the small alpine gentian (G. nivalis), the small-flowered gentian (G. amarella), the field ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture (1851)

And of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

The snowy or small alpine gentian, O. nivalis, is an annual- rooted native of some of the loftiest mountains of the Scottish Highlands. Its root is simple and slender ; its stem is erect, somewhat branched, and three or four inches high ; its flowers ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

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

A beautiful little alpine Gentian, allied to G. Pneumonanthe, but more robust and tufted in habit, with much deeper blue flowers, and firmer and broader leaves. It lasts many weeks in blossom. 1882. Probably a form of G. Pneumonanthe.

Google previewThe 1900 Supplement to the Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

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

* A beautiful little alpine Gentian, allied to (1. J'ncumonanthe, but more robust and tufted in habit, ...

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

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

A beautiful little alpine Gentian, allied to G. Pneutnonanthe, but more robust and tufted in habit, with much deeper blue flowers, and firmer and broader leaves. It lasts many weeks in blossom. 1882. Proliably a form of G. Pneutnonanthe.

Google previewGarden History Reference Encyclopedia

Historic books etc on garden design and landscape architecture by Tom Turner

which, when in flower, looks just as if some exquisite alpine Gentian had assumed the form of a low bush, to enable it to hold its own ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

• E:Alpine Gentian; G:Schnee- Enzian • О Z5 VII-VIII V; ...

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