Lambertia formosa
honeyflower honeyflower, honey flower honey flower . 1. (Bot.) An erect bushy shrub ({Lambertia formosa}) of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.

Syn: mountain devil, {Lambertia formosa}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Bot.) The Australian shrub ({Protea mellifera}) whose flowers yield honey copiously.

Syn: {Protea mellifera}. [WordNet 1.5]

3. (Bot.), An evergreen shrub of the genus {Melianthus}, a native of the Cape of Good Hope. The flowers yield much honey. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lambertia formosa — taxobox name = Lambertia formosa regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Lambertia species = L. formosa binomial = Lambertia formosa binomial authority = Sm.… …   Wikipedia

  • Lambertia formosa — honeyflower honeyflower, honey flower honey flower . 1. (Bot.) An erect bushy shrub ({Lambertia formosa}) of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar. Syn: mountain devil, {Lambertia formosa}. [WordNet 1.5] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lambertia formosa — noun erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar • Syn: ↑honeyflower, ↑honey flower, ↑mountain devil • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lambertia — Lambertia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lambertia — taxobox name = Lambertia image caption = Lambertia multiflora regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus = Lambertia genus authority = Sm. subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • Lambertia — noun small genus of Australian shrubs • Syn: ↑genus Lambertia • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Proteaceae, ↑family Proteaceae, ↑prot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lambertĭa — (L. Smith.), Pflanzengattung, nach L. 2) benannt, aus der Familie der Proteaceae Grevilleae Hakeaeae, 4. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Art: L. formosa, schöner, rosenfarben blühender Strauch in Australien, u. m. a …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • genus Lambertia — noun small genus of Australian shrubs • Syn: ↑Lambertia • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Proteaceae, ↑family Proteaceae, ↑protea family …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Australian Proteaceae — This is a list of Proteaceae that occur in Australia. It includes all Proteaceae taxa that are listed as current in the Australian Plant Name Index.cite book | author = Chapman, Arthur D. | year = 1991 | title = [http://www.anbg.gov.au/cgi… …   Wikipedia

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