Flowering rush
Flowering Flow"er*ing, a. (Bot.) Having conspicuous flowers; -- used as an epithet with many names of plants; as, flowering ash; flowering dogwood; flowering almond, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Flowering fern}, a genus of showy ferns ({Osmunda}), with conspicuous bivalvular sporangia. They usually grow in wet places.

{Flowering plants}, plants which have stamens and pistils, and produce true seeds; phenogamous plants; -- distinguished from {flowerless plants}.

{Flowering rush}, a European rushlike plant ({Butomus umbellatus}), with an umbel of rosy blossoms. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flowering rush — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flowering-rush — skėtinis bėžis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bėžinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Butomus umbellatus), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Butomus umbellatus angl. flowering rush; grassy rush; water… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • flowering-rush — bėžis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bėžinių (Butomaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Butomus). atitikmenys: lot. Butomus angl. flowering rush vok. Blumenbinse; Schwanenblume rus. сусак lenk. łączeń …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • flowering rush — /flaʊərɪŋ ˈrʌʃ/ (say flowuhring rush) noun an aquatic herb of the family Butomaceae, with long narrow leaves and umbels of pink flowers, Butomus umbellatus, of Europe and temperate Asia …   Australian English dictionary

  • flowering rush — ▪ plant       perennial freshwater plant native to Eurasia, now common throughout the north temperate zone. B. umbellatus is the only species of the family Butomaceae.       Long, tapering leaves extend the full height of about 1 metre (about 40… …   Universalium

  • flowering rush — noun : an aquatic or marsh plant (Butomus umbellatus) with sharp 3 cornered linear leaves and an umbel of rosy blossoms that is native to Europe but naturalized in waters adjacent to the St. Lawrence river …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rush — /rush/, n. 1. Benjamin, 1745 1813, U.S. physician and political leader: author of medical treatises. 2. his son, Richard, 1780 1859, U.S. lawyer, politician, and diplomat. * * * I Any of several flowering plants distinguished by cylindrical… …   Universalium

  • Rush — Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rush broom — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rush candle — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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