Houstonia coerulea

Houstonia coerulea
Bluets Blu"ets, n. [F. bluet, bleuet, dim. of bleu blue. See {Blue}, a.] (Bot.) A name given to several different species of plants having blue flowers, as the {Houstonia c[oe]rulea}, the {Centaurea cyanus} or bluebottle, and the {Vaccinium angustifolium}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Houstonia caerulea — Taxobox name = Azure Bluet image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Rubiaceae genus = Houstonia species = H. caerulea binomial = Houstonia caerulea binomial authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Houstonĭa — (H. L.), Pflanzengattung, benant nach dem amerikanischen Arzt Will. Houston (der lange auf den Antillen u. in Mexico lebte u. 1733 daselbst starb, u. dessen Pflanzensammlung Banks, Lond. 1781, Nürnb. 1794, herausgab), aus der Familie der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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