Definition of Hardenbergia
1. Noun. Small genus of Australian woody vines with small violet flowers; closely related to genus Kennedia.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Hardenbergia Comnptoniana, Western Australia Coral Pea
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Literary usage of Hardenbergia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"The name of hardenbergia was given to the genus in honour of the Countess Hardenberg, sister of Baron Hügel. 1.—hardenbergia MONOPHYLLA Benth. ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1888)
"This one has promised t» give me a cutting of her hardenbergia, for you. ... Duchesses may be ridiculous anachronisms, but in a hardenbergia there is solid ..."
3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Sarsaparilla, Australian or Native, n. (i) An ornamental climbing shrub, hardenbergia ... The roots of this beautiful purple-flowered twiner (hardenbergia ..."