Definition of Lychnis alba
1. Noun. Bluish-green herb having sticky stems and clusters of large evening-opening white flowers with much-inflated calyx; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis.
Group relationships: Genus Silene
Generic synonyms: Campion, Catchfly, Silene
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lychnis Alba
Literary usage of Lychnis alba
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Flower and pod erect or nearly so. Calyx-teeth twisted ; plant densely white-woolly all over. i. lychnis alba Mill. White Campion. Evening Lychnis. Fig. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"... capitatum 3 lychnis alba 1 Cynoglossum officinale 3 Sisymbrium officinale 1 Rumex acetosella 3 Twenty other species also occurred in the association, ..."
3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1906)
"RANGE OF lychnis alba.—The white evening campion (lychnis alba) is a weed so recently introduced that it failed to be noted in any but the most recent ..."
4. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Zan. Umbelliferous Mountain Campion of Helvetia. 6. LYCHNIS alba multiplex. C. Б. P. Double white Campion, commonly called the Bachelor's- button. .7. ..."
5. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"Bauh, pin. 204. Double-flower'd red Lychnis. J lychnis alba multiplex. Bauh. pin. 204. Double-flower'd white Lychnis. Nat. of Britain. ..."
6. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"lychnis alba Mill. Gard. Dict. Ed. 8, No. 4 (1768). Lychnis vespertina Sibth. Fl. Oxon. 146 (17^4). 1616. Lychnis apetala L. Sp. Pl. 437 (1753). 1617. ..."