Definition of Malcolmia maritima
1. Noun. Erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania.
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Literary usage of Malcolmia maritima
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1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, F. W. Oliver (1895)
"... s Flower of malcolmia maritima with the front sepal, the two front petals, and two stamens cut away; the visible portion of the ovary bearing a ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"'As it generally flourishes in exhausted soil.' Leigh's Glossary. Pretty-and-Little. malcolmia maritima, Br. Dee. Friend. PRETTY BETSY. ..."
3. Lawns and Gardens: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure by Nils Jönsson-Rose (1897)
"Virginian Stock, malcolmia maritima.—A pretty annual six or eight inches high. Stems simple, with narrow, spathulate leaves and racemes of white, rose, ..."