Claytonia
Claytonia Clay*to"ni*a, prop. n. [Named after Dr. John Clayton, an American botanist.] (Bot.) An American genus of perennial herbs with delicate blossoms; -- sometimes called {spring beauty}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Claytonia — Claytonia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Claytonia — virginica Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • claytonia — ☆ claytonia [klā tō′nē ə ] n. [ModL, after J. Clayton ( c. 1685 1773), Am botanist] any of a genus (Claytonia) of small, spring flowering plants of the purslane family, with white and rose colored flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Claytonĭa — (C. L.), Pflanzengattung, nach John Clayton benannt, aus der Familie der Portulaceae Calandrinieae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. L. Arten: krautartige, niedrige, nordamerikanische u. sibirische Pflanzen, z.B. C. tuberosa, ein von Gesner auf der Prince… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Claytonia — Clayto …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Claytonia —   Claytonia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Claytonia — Tellerkräuter Claytonia virginica Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Claytonia — noun genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes • Syn: ↑genus Claytonia • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Portulacaceae, ↑family Portulacaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • claytonia — noun Any plant in the taxonomic genus Claytonia. We may harvest a salad of mache, endive hearts, and claytonia. Syn: spring beauty …   Wiktionary

  • claytonia — /klay toh nee euh/, n. any of the low, succulent plants constituting the genus Claytonia of the purslane family, having basal leaves and long clusters of white or rose colored flowers. [ < NL (Linnaeus), named after Dr. John Clayton (1693 1773),… …   Universalium

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