I sambucina
Flower-de-luce Flow"er-de-luce", n. [Corrupted fr. fleur-de-lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three-petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the royal French emblem. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are nearly one hundred species, natives of the north temperate zone. Some of the best known are {Iris Germanica}, {I. Florentina}, {I. Persica}, {I. sambucina}, and the American {I. versicolor}, {I. prismatica}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • I Florentina — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • I Persica — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • I prismatica — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • I versicolor — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sambucina — 1sam·bu·cì·na s.f. TS chim. alcaloide che si ricava dal sambuco {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. 2sam·bù·ci·na s.f. TS stor. in Roma antica, donna che accompagnava il canto con la sambuca durante i conviti {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1871. ETIMO:… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Iris (planta) — Para otros usos de este término, véase Iris (desambiguación).   Iris …   Wikipedia Español

  • Подсемейство ирисовые (Iridoideae) —         Из подсемейства собственно ирисовых наиболее примитивной может быть признана триба аристеевых, из 5 родов которой аристея встречается в тропической и Южной Африке, патерсония в Австралии, Тасмании и Новой Зеландии и 3 рода в Андах Южной… …   Биологическая энциклопедия

  • Iris [4] — Iris, 1) Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Irideae, 3. Kl. 3. Ordn. L., mit gefärbter, sechstheiliger, einfacher Blüthenhülle, die Zipfel zur Hälfte zurückgebogen, zur anderen Hälfte einwärtsgebogen od. zusammenneigend; drei blumenblattartige… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Deutsche Schwertlilie — (Iris × germanica) Systematik Ordnung: Spargelartige (Asparagales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Iris germanica — Deutsche Schwertlilie Deutsche Schwertlilie (Iris × germanica) Systematik Familie: Schwertliliengewächse (Iridaceae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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