Definition of Sparaxis tricolor

1. Noun. A showy often-cultivated plant with tawny yellow often purple-spotted flowers.

Exact synonyms: Wandflower
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Sparaxis, Sparaxis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sparaxis Tricolor

Spanish onion
Spanish oyster plant
Spanish paprika
Spanish people
Spanish peseta
Spanish pointer
Spanish practices
Spanish psyllium
Spanish rice
Spanish tamarind
Spanish tea
Spanish walk
Spanishness
Spansule
Sparaxis
Sparaxis tricolor (current term)
Sparganiaceae
Sparganium
Sparidae
Sparky
Sparmannia
Sparmannia africana
Sparrow Unit
Sparta
Spartan
Spartans
Spartina
Spartina cynosuroides
Spartina pectinmata
Spartium

Literary usage of Sparaxis tricolor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulb Gardening by Mary Hampden (1922)
"4 to 5 feet high on thin wiry stems in autumn, while Sparaxis tricolor is not ... Pot Sparaxis bulbs (Sparaxis tricolor and any other of the lesser kinds) ..."

2. Journal of Science and the Arts by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1817)
"799 of Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Sparaxis tricolor. HK Ixia tricolor. 129. (xia capillaris. /3. BM ' Ixia rapunculoides. 431. This variety has been left ..."

3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1849)
"This is certainly the best Ixia I have ever seen; it is a seedling of I. squalida, impregnated with I. tricolor (or maybe Sparaxis tricolor. ..."

4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1839)
"Sparaxis tricolor is a larger flower than Tritonia:—dark orange, with a black, halberd-shaped spot at the base of each segment of the perianth, ..."

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