Chlora perfoliata
Centaury Cen"tau*ry (s[e^]n"t[add]*r[y^]), n. [L. centaureum and centauria, Gr. kentay`rion, kentay`reion, and kentayri`h, fr. the Centaur Chiron.] (Bot.) A gentianaceous plant not fully identified. The name is usually given to the {Eryther[ae]a Centaurium} and the {Chlora perfoliata} of Europe, but is also extended to the whole genus {Sabbatia}, and even to the unrelated {Centaurea}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chlora perfoliata — Yellowwort Yel low*wort , n. (Bot.) A European yellow flowered, gentianaceous ({Chlora perfoliata}). The whole plant is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic, and also in dyeing yellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chlora — (Ch. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Gentianeae, 1. Ordn. 8. Kl. L.; Arten: Ch. imperfoliata, in Italien; Ch. perfoliata, in Mitteleuropa, gelbblühend, bitter, hier u. da als Herba centaurei lutei oft u. statt des Tausendgüldenkrautes… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Blackstonia perfoliata —   Blackstonia perfoliata …   Wikipedia Español

  • Blackstonia perfoliata — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Blackstonia perfoliata — Blackstonie perfoliée Blackstonie perfoliée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Blackstonie Perfoliée — Blackstonie perfoliée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Blackstonie perfoliee — Blackstonie perfoliée Blackstonie perfoliée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Blackstonie perfoliée — Blackstonie perfoliée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Centaury — Cen tau*ry (s[e^]n t[add]*r[y^]), n. [L. centaureum and centauria, Gr. kentay rion, kentay reion, and kentayri h, fr. the Centaur Chiron.] (Bot.) A gentianaceous plant not fully identified. The name is usually given to the {Eryther[ae]a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erytheraea Centaurium — Centaury Cen tau*ry (s[e^]n t[add]*r[y^]), n. [L. centaureum and centauria, Gr. kentay rion, kentay reion, and kentayri h, fr. the Centaur Chiron.] (Bot.) A gentianaceous plant not fully identified. The name is usually given to the {Eryther[ae]a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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