Syringa Persica
Lilac Li"lac (l[imac]"lak), n. [Also {lilach}.] [Sp. lilac, lila, Ar. l[=i]lak, fr. Per. l[=i]laj, l[=i]lanj, l[=i]lang, n[=i]laj, n[=i]l, the indigo plant, or from the kindred l[=i]lak bluish, the flowers being named from the color. Cf. {Anil}.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub of the genus {Syringa}. There are six species, natives of Europe and Asia. {Syringa vulgaris}, the common lilac, and {Syringa Persica}, the Persian lilac, are frequently cultivated for the fragrance and beauty of their purplish or white flowers. In the British colonies various other shrubs have this name. [1913 Webster]

2. A light purplish color like that of the flower of the purplish lilac. [1913 Webster]

{California lilac} (Bot.), a low shrub with dense clusters of purplish flowers ({Ceanothus thyrsiflorus}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Syringa × persica — Taxobox name = Syringa × persica image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Oleaceae genus = Syringa species = S. × persica binomial = Syringa × persica binomial authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Syringa × persica — persinės alyvos statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Alyvmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis kultūrinis augalas (Syringa ×persica). atitikmenys: lot. Syringa × persica angl. Persian lilac vok. persischer Flieder rus. сирень персидская lenk. lilak… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Syringa persica — ID 82494 Symbol Key SYPE Common Name Persian lilac Family Oleaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN Growth Habit Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Syringa persica — Persisk syren …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Syringa persica — noun small densely branching Asiatic shrub having lanceolate leaves and panicles of fragrant lilac flowers • Syn: ↑Persian lilac • Hypernyms: ↑lilac …   Useful english dictionary

  • Syringa ×persica L. [afghanica × laciniata] — Symbol SYPE Common Name Persian lilac Botanical Family Oleaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Syringa — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lilas …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syringa × laciniata — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Syringa — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lilas. Syringa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syringa — Dieser Artikel behandelt die heute häufig mit dem Namen Flieder bezeichnete Pflanzengattung Syringa aus der Familie der Ölbaumgewächse. Für die ursprünglich unter Flieder verstandene, heute noch in Norddeutschland als solcher bekannte Pflanzenart …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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