Definition of Eschscholtzia

1. Noun. Showy herbs of western North America.




Definition of Eschscholtzia

1. n. A genus of papaveraceous plants, found in California and upon the west coast of North America, some species of which produce beautiful yellow, orange, rose-colored, or white flowers; the California poppy.

Medical Definition of Eschscholtzia

1. A genus of papaveraceous plants, found in California and upon the west coast of North America, some species of which produce beautiful yellow, orange, rose-coloured, or white flowers; the California poppy. Origin: NL. Named after Dr. Eschscholtz, a German botanist. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eschscholtzia

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eschscholtzia (current term)
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Literary usage of Eschscholtzia

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"eschscholtzia Poppies do well anywhere; but they do better in a gritty loam than in ... Genus eschscholtzia eschscholtzia (named after Dr. JF Eschscholtz, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1902)
"THE ALKALOIDS OF eschscholtzia CALIFORNICA. BV RICHARD FISCHER, MADISON, WIS. In a previous paper* on the alkaloids of the California poppy, ..."

3. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1905)
"eschscholtzia californica. In Fig. 355, II and III, we have representations of two transverse sections of the flower of eschscholtzia californica. ..."

4. The American Monthly Magazine by Daughters of the American Revolution (1896)
"RECEPTION BY eschscholtzia CHAPTER. ONE of the most appropriate atmd ... was the reception given by the eschscholtzia Chapter of the Daughters of the ..."

5. Pittonia by Edward Lee Greene (1905)
"REVISION OF eschscholtzia. Of early discovery among Northwest ... Up to that time, despite the fact that eschscholtzia was an ..."

6. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff (1909)
"adopted in most instances by the vote of the public school scholars of the respective States: Alabama Golden Rod California California Poppy (eschscholtzia) ..."

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