Definition of Francoa
1. Noun. Perennial evergreen herbs with white or pink flowers; Chile.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Saxifragaceae, Saxifragaceae, Saxifrage Family
Member holonyms: Bridal Wreath, Bridal-wreath, Francoa Ramosa
Definition of Francoa
1. Noun. (botany) Any plant of the genus Francoa, with white, pink or red flowers, native to Chile. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Francoa
Literary usage of Francoa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...by Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"D. Dm in Edinb. Phil. Journ. Dec. 1828. p. 53. francoa. Supra fol. 151. ... francoa ramosa. D. Don in 1. cp 52. Plant perennial. Caudex very short, round, ..."
2. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"francoa is worth a place in mixed borders. Parnassia is both curious and beautiful, and Drosera (by Mr Bentham and others, included in this order), ..."
3. The British Flower Garden, (series the Second): Containing Coloured Figures by Robert Sweet (1833)
"francoa sonchifolia. Cav. icon. в. p. 76. t'n nota. D. Don, in 1. cp 52. Panke sonchifolia. Willd. sp. pi. 2. p. 487. ..."
4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1829)
"... and francoa; with Remarks on their Affinities. By Mr DAVID DON, Librarian of the Linnean Society, Member of the Imperial Academy Naturae ..."
5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1829)
"... and francoa,- with Ri-1 marks an their Affinities. By Mr DAVID DON, Librarian I of the Linnean Society, Member of the Imperial Academy Naturae ..."
6. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"All the kinds of francoa are, properly speaking, perennials, but treated as the Hunne- mania, they make beautiful half-hardy annuals ; and they are more ..."