Definition of Strelitzia reginae
1. Noun. Ornamental plant of tropical South Africa and South America having stalks of orange and purplish-blue flowers resembling a bird.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Strelitzia, Strelitzia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strelitzia Reginae
Literary usage of Strelitzia reginae
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1. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"strelitzia reginae, 267. Structure in relation to physical conditions, 24. Struthiopteris, 285, 313. Strychnos, 25: anomalous wood, 569, 578, 579 (Fig. ..."
2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"... cardamom and ginger plants and the strikingly beautiful Bird of Paradise flower, strelitzia reginae, which is often seen in gardens in California and ..."
3. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1899)
"There is a rare variety whose blossoms are white and larger than the Strelitzia Reginae ; of this I have seen only one specimen. The Strelitzia is never a ..."
4. Annals of Botany (1901)
"SCOTT-ELLIOT, GF—Note on the Fertilization of Musa, strelitzia reginae, and Ravenala madagascariensis (with Plate XIV), iv. 259. ..."
5. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... floral mechanisms occurs in strelitzia reginae (Fig. 63), which is frequently cultivated in our greenhouses. Its three external perianth-leaves are of a ..."
6. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1861)
"... a very fine specimen of the strelitzia reginae, which had been grown on this plan for the last three years, and had never failed, under this mode of ..."