Petunia violacera
Petunia Pe*tu"ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Braz. petun tobacco.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver-shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, {Petunia violacera}, with reddish purple flowers, and {Petunia nyctaginiflora}, with white flowers. There are also many hybrid forms with variegated corollas. [1913 Webster]

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  • Petunia — Pe*tu ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Braz. petun tobacco.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, {Petunia violacera}, with reddish purple flowers, and {Petunia nyctaginiflora},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petunia nyctaginiflora — Petunia Pe*tu ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Braz. petun tobacco.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, {Petunia violacera}, with reddish purple flowers, and {Petunia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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