Definition of Centunculus

1. Noun. A dicotyledonous genus of the family Primulaceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centunculus

Centrolobium
Centrolobium robustum
Centropistes striata
Centropomidae
Centropomus
Centropristis
Centropristis philadelphica
Centropus
Centropus phasianinus
Centropus sinensis
Centrosema
Centrosema virginianum
Centruroides
Centum
Centunculus
Cephaelis
Cephalanthera
Cephalanthera rubra
Cephalaspida
Cephalobidae
Cephalochordata
Cephalomyia
Cephalonia
Cephalonian
Cephalopoda
Cephalopterus
Cephalopterus ornatus
Cephalosporium
Cephalotaceae

Literary usage of Centunculus

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"centunculus L. Sp. Pl. 116. 1753. Low annual glabrous erect simple or branched herbs, with alternate small entire sessile or short-petioled leaves, ..."

2. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1794)
"centunculus minimus. Linn. S/>. PI. 169. Hudf 63. Witb. 198. Curt. ... centunculus. Dill. in Rail Syn. i. V-/NE of the leaf t of our " perfect plants," as ..."

3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"We must remember that the genus centunculus was established by Dillenius himself in 1717; the following year he mentioned the plant in his Catalogus ..."

4. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"This. plant has much the habit of centunculus. 3. A. pumila Swartz, Prodr. Veg. ... is much like that of centunculus, and the characters scarcely differ. ..."

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