Bassia scoparia
firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant.

Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A densely branched Eurasian plant ({Bassia scoparia}) whose foliage turns purple-red in autumn; also called {burning bush}.

Syn: summer cypress, burning bush, belvedere, {Bassia scoparia}, Kochia scoparia. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Bassia scoparia — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Bassia scoparia — firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant. Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A densely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bassia scoparia — noun densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple red in autumn • Syn: ↑summer cypress, ↑burning bush, ↑fire bush, ↑fire bush, ↑belvedere, ↑Kochia scoparia • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bassia scoparia — ID 9686 Symbol Key BASC5 Common Name burningbush Family Chenopodiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Bassia scoparia (L.) A.J. Scott — Symbol BASC5 Common Name burningbush Botanical Family Chenopodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Bassia scoparia (L.) A.J. Scott — Symbol BASC5 Common Name burningbush Botanical Family Chenopodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Bassia — Bassia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bassia — noun summer cypress • Syn: ↑genus Bassia, ↑Kochia, ↑genus Kochia • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Chenopodiaceae, ↑family Chenopodiacea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bassia — ▪ plant genus  genus of annual plants with about 20 species, of the amaranth family (Amaranthaceae), native primarily to Eurasia. The commonly cultivated garden species is summer cypress (B. scoparia), sometimes known as standing, or Belvedere,… …   Universalium

  • Kochia scoparia —   Kochia scoparia Kochia scoparia …   Wikipedia Español

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