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Definition of the noun hesperis
What does hesperis mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- biennial or perennial erect herbs having nocturnally fragrant flowers
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Hesperis: genus Hesperis
- more generic term: dilleniid dicot genus = genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
- member of: Brassicaceae / Cruciferae / family Brassicaceae / family Cruciferae / mustard family = a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers
- member: Hesperis matronalis / damask violet / Dame's violet / sweet rocket = long cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening
Phrases with Hesperis
Phrases starting with the word Hesperis:
- Hesperis Jasa
- Hesperis Laxa
- Hesperis Acris
- Hesperis Dubia
- Hesperis Flava
- Hesperis Fugax
- Hesperis Lutea
- Hesperis Rosea
- Hesperis Verna
- Hesperis Aprica
- Hesperis Bungei
- Hesperis Juncea
- Hesperis Maxima
- Hesperis Minima
- Hesperis Nitens
- Hesperis Pilosa
- Hesperis Ramosa
- Hesperis Sophia
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hesperis
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The Condor (1905)
hesperis is the race visiting the whole Pacific Coast of the U. S. in ...
Collected papers (1897)
by Joseph Grinnell
hesperis is the race visiting the whole Pacific Coast of the V . S. in ...
The gardeners dictionary (1754)
Containing the methods of cultivating and improving all sorts of trees, plants, and flowers, for the kitchen, fruit, and pleasure gardens; as also those which are used in medicine. With directions for the culture of vineyards, and making of wine in England. In which likewise are included the practical parts of husbandry by Philip Miller
HESPERIS, Dame's-violet, Rocket, or Queen's Gilliflower. The Char an 'er s are ; 7be Flo<wer...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Brassicaceae Origins: From the Greek hesperis, hesperidos "western, night- scented stock, Matthiola tristis" and anthos " flower." Hesperis L. Brassicaceae Origins: Greek hespera "evening," referring to ...
The Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)
by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)
Dracocephalim, Hesperis. After. Hesperit. Cheiranthur. Cratagus. Sorbus. Sorbus .. Pyrus. Mospilus. Raphanus. Cochlearia. Raphanus. Raphanur. Lychnis. Senecio. Cineraria. Othonna. Campanula. Allium. Ranunculus. Trollius. Breffca.
The Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary; in which is Also Comprised, A Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Linnæan System of Botany (1763)
by James WHEELER (Gardener at Gloucester.)
HESPERIS, Dame's Violet, Rocket, or Ween's Gilliflower. Characterr. This is a genus os the order os the siliquosa, belonging to the tetra'dynamia class os plants; order 2. os class XV. The calyx is a four-leafed perianthium. The ' leaves are ...
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb
The species are biennials and annuals : the following are the principal biennials — Hesperis iristis, Viola leucoium, . Night-smelling Rocket.— Hesperis inodora, Unsavoury Rocket. — Hesperis lacinista, tkc. The following are the principal ...
Containing the Names, Classes, Orders, Generic Characters, and Specific Distinctions of the Several Plants Cultivated in England, According to ... Linnaeus ... In which is Also Comprised, a Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed, an Introduction to the Linnaean System of Botany ... by James Wheeler
HESPERIS, Dame's Violet, Rocket, or Queen's Gilliflower. Charaders. This is a genus of the English gardens. order of the filiquosa, belonging to the tetradynamia class of plants; order 2. of class XV. The calyx is a four-leafed perianthium.
by George Crabb
HESPERIS (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 15 Tetradynamia, Order 2 Siliquosa. Generic Character. CAL. perianth ...
by Frances Tenenbaum
Hesperis matronalis sizes. Colors include peach, apricot, yellow-orange, maroon, orange-red, buffy orange, pinkish lavender, ...
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
- Egleis Fritillary, Great Basin Fritillary Speyeria hesperis (Edwards) - Hesperis Fritillary, Western Fritillary Greater Fritillaries or Silverspots, Speyeria [=Argynnis] (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), Figure 50.
by Abraham Rees
(Hesperis aestiva; Lam. Leucoium incanum minus; Bauh. Pin. zoo.) Annual Rock- giliflower, or ten weeks stock. “Leaves lanceolate, somewhat toothed, obtuse, hoary; filiques cylindrical, acute at the tip; stem herbaceous.” Nearly allied to C.
A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards (1807)
by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])
Snake Root, Sweet Rose Bay Rose Bay, Dwarf Anemone Cucurbita Jatropha Annona Portusara Atripler Portulacaria Mespilus Inomara Spirata Dracocephalum Hesperis Asler Hesperis Cheiranthus Cratagus Sorbus Sorbus Mespilus Pyrus ...
Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson
Anemone Cucurbita Jatropha Annona Portu'aca A tripler Port a lacaria MI, sputus Ipomaa Spiraca Dracocephalum Hesperts Aster Hesperis Cheirunthus Cratagus Sorbus Son bus Mespi/us Pyrus Cydonia Raphanus Raphanus Cochlearia ...
by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright
Allied to Hesperis.) ...
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller
Hesperis matronalis. , the same flower; these having no odour, are not. by the small number of flowers in the glomerules, and by the greater size of each. According to Scopoli, this is upright, more branched, and the flowers are sessile, as far as ...
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