Wistaria
Wistaria Wis*ta"ri*a, n. [NL.] [So named after Caspar Wistar, an American anatomist.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled {Wisteria}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The species commonest in cultivation is the {Wistaria Sinensis} from Eastern Asia. {Wistaria fruticosa} grows wild in the southern parts of the United States. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wistarĭa — Wistarĭa, Pflanzengattung, s. Kraunhia …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wistaria — Wistarĭa Nutt., Pflanzengattg. der Leguminosen, kletternde Sträucher. W. chinensis DC. (Glycīne chinensis Sims.), aus Ostasien, mit wohlriechenden blauen Blütentrauben, und W. frutescens DC., aus Nordamerika, beliebte Klettersträucher …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • wistaria — noun see wisteria …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wistaria — noun wisteria …   Wiktionary

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  • wistaria — wis·tar·ia …   English syllables

  • Wistaria fruticosa — Wistaria Wis*ta ri*a, n. [NL.] [So named after Caspar Wistar, an American anatomist.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled {Wisteria}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wistaria Sinensis — Wistaria Wis*ta ri*a, n. [NL.] [So named after Caspar Wistar, an American anatomist.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled {Wisteria}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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