Definition of Centranthus

1. Noun. Genus of southern European herbs and subshrubs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centranthus

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Central Java
Central Kalimantan
Central Khmer
Central Macedonia
Central Park
Central Powers
Central Sierra Miwok
Central Standard Time
Central Sulawesi
Central Thai
Central Time
Central Valley
Central provinces
Centralian
Centranthus
Centranthus ruber
Centrarchidae
Centre
Centre for International Crime Prevention
Centre of the Universe
Centrelink
Centres for Disease Control
Centriscidae
Centrocercus
Centrocercus urophasianus
Centrocestus
Centrolobium
Centrolobium robustum
Centropistes striata

Literary usage of Centranthus

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1. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"centranthus ruber, and one or ... are followed by the pappus-like processes of the numerous calyces, which are interesting and graceful. centranthus ruber ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"When only a single stigma is present (hitherto hidden behind the anther as in centranthus) of course only one can be displayed (see figs. 2892 and 2893). ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... Mazz., is centranthus ruber var. albus. ... V. rósea, Hort., is offered in the trade,—V. rubra. Linn., is centranthus ruber. ..."

4. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"centranthus high and glaucous leaves, the lower ones of which are oval, oblong, ... centranthus (Spur Valerian). A genus of 10 species df ornamental ..."

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