Definition of Gesnerias
1. gesneria [n] - See also: gesneria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gesnerias
Literary usage of Gesnerias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"In cultivation the plants are oftener called gesnerias than ... hybridize with other gesnerias. One hybrid race is known as ..."
2. Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. (1855)
"... and be placed where they will be preserved from damp and frost. It flourishes with similar treatment to other gesnerias and Avhi- ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1860)
"... are never afterwards satisfied to see them otherwise, or with well bloomed specimens of Gloxinias, gesnerias, Achimenes, or any other kind of flowers. ..."
4. Sub-Tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx: Personal Experiences by Nicolas Pike (1873)
"... gloxinias, gesnerias, &c. &c. This pleasant spot is close to another alley of fine palms, arecas of different species, and at intervals are seats, ..."