[genus] Gloxinia is a genus of three species of tropical rhizomatous herbs in the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae. The species are primarily found in the Andes of South America but Gloxinia perennis is also found in Central America and the West Indies, where it has probably escaped from ...
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(Sinningia) These frost-tender perennials, commonly known as Gloxinia, are natives of Brazil. S. 'Red Flicker' grows up to a foot high and has basal rosettes of large, oval, bluish green leaves. The large, fleshy, tubular, pinkish-red flowers are produced on short stems, in the summer. S. 'Switzerla...
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[n] - any of several plants of the genera Gloxinia or Sinningia (greenhouse gloxinias) having showy bell-shaped flowers
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Glox·in'i·a noun [ New Latin ] (Botany) American genus of herbaceous plants with very handsome bell-shaped blossoms; -- named after B. P. Gloxin , a German botanist.
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<botany> American genus of herbaceous plants with very handsome bell-shaped blossoms; named after B. P. Gloxin, a German botanist. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) American genus of herbaceous plants with very handsome bell-shaped blossoms; -- named after B. P. Gloxin, a German botanist.
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(Sinningia speciosa), perennial flowering plant of the family Gesneriaceae. Gloxinias are native to Brazil and are now widely cultivated as garden ...
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gloxinia: see gesneria.
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Gloxinia is a genus of plants of the family Gesneraceae, distinguished by the corolla approaching to bell-shaped, the upper lip shortest and two- lobed, the lower three-lobed, with the middle lobe largest, and also by the summit of the style being rounded and hollowed. The species are native to trop...
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