browallia
browallia rowallia n. any of several herbs of the genus {Browallia} cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers.

Syn: bush violet. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Browallia — americana Systematik Kerneudikotyledonen Asteriden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • browallia — [brō wal′ē ə, brōwal′yə] n. any of a genus (Browallia) of plants of the nightshade family with ornamental blue or white flowers * * * bro·wal·li·a (brə wäʹlē ə) n. Any of various tropical American herbs of the genus Browallia, having blue, violet …   Universalium

  • browallia — [brō wal′ē ə, brōwal′yə] n. any of a genus (Browallia) of plants of the nightshade family with ornamental blue or white flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Browallĭa — (B. L.), nach Brewall (geb. 1707 in Westerås, botanischer Schriftsteller, st. 1737 als Bischof u. Kanzler der Universität in Åbo), benannte Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Scrophularineae Salpiglossideae, 2. Ordn. der Didynamie L. Arten: B.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Browallĭa — L., Gattung der Skrofulariazeen, einjährige Kräuter mit abwechselnden ganzen Blättern und einzeln oder in Trauben stehenden, violetten oder weißen Blüten. Etwa sechs Arten im tropischen Amerika, von denen besonders B. americana L., B. viscosa H.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Browallia — Taxobox name = Browallia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Solanaceae genus = Browallia genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text. Browallia is a genus of… …   Wikipedia

  • Browallia — ID 11605 Symbol Key BROWA Common Name browallia Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, FL, MA, OH, PR Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • browallia — noun any of several herbs of the genus Browallia cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers • Syn: ↑bush violet • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Browallia …   Useful english dictionary

  • browallia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from J. Browallius died 1755 Swedish naturalist Date: 1782 any of a genus (Browallia) of tropical American herbs of the nightshade family cultivated for their blue, violet, or white flowers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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