Calceolaria

(Calceolarias) This huge group consists of shrubs and herbaceous (soft-stemmed) perennials. Several of these plants are popular greenhouse plants. They are natives of Chile and Peru. Calceolarias vary in height from 6 inches to 3 feet. The flowers are shaped like little slippers and are mostly yellow colored, except those belonging to the herbaceou...
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calceolaria

[n] - any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria having flowers with large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip
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calceolaria

cal`ce·o·la'ri·a (kăl`se*o*lā'rĭ*ȧ) noun [ New Latin , from Latin calceolarius shoemaker, from calceolus , a dim. of calceus shoe.] (Botany) A genus of showy herbaceous or shrubby plants, brought from South America; slipperwort. It has a ye...
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calceolaria

slipperwort noun any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria having flowers with large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip
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Calceolaria

• (n.) A genus of showy herbaceous or shrubby plants, brought from South America; slipperwort. It has a yellow or purple flower, often spotted or striped, the shape of which suggests its name.
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calceolaria

calceolaria (kăl"sēulâr'ēu) : see figwort.
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Calceolaria

Calceolaria is a genus of plants native to South America, Mexico and the West Indies, belonging to the family Scrophulariaceae.
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calceolaria

Plant with brilliantly coloured slipper-shaped flowers. Native to South America, calceolarias were introduced to Europe and the USA in the 1830s. (Genus Calceolaria, family Scrophulariaceae.)
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calceolaria

'slipper-flower' or 'slipper-wort'; a genus of Scrophulariaceae, the flower of which has some resemblance to a broad-toed slipper. Native to S. America but cultivated in our gardens for the beauty of the flower.
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Calceolaria

Calceolaria (ə), also called lady`s purse, slipper flower and pocketbook flower, or slipperwort, is a genus of plants in the Calceolariaceae family, sometimes classified in Scrophulariaceae by some authors. This genus consists of about 388 species of shrubs, lianas and herbs, and the geographical range extends from Patagonia to central Mexico, w....
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