grandiflora
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin grandis great + flor-, flos flower — more at blow Date: 1944 a bush rose derived from crosses of floribunda and hybrid tea roses and characterized by production of blooms both singly and in clusters on the same plant

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  • grandiflora — [gran΄di flôr′ə] adj. [ModL < L grandis, GRAND + flos (gen. floris), FLOWER] bearing large flowers n. any of a group of rose varieties with clusters of large to medium sized flowers on long stems: created by crossing floribunda and hybrid tea… …   English World dictionary

  • grandiflora —   , grandiflorum, grandiflorus   L. grandis, large; flos, flower.   1) Spikelets with more florets than those of related species. Andropogon grandiflorus, Arundinella grandiflora, Bromus grandiflorus, Danthonia grandiflora, Diheteropogon… …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • grandiflora — /gran deuh flawr euh, flohr euh/, n. any of several plant varieties or hybrids characterized by large showy flowers, as certain kinds of petunias, baby s breath, or roses. [1900 05; < NL, a specific epithet frequent in the names of such flowers;… …   Universalium

  • grandiflora — gran·di·flò·ra agg.f. TS bot.com. di pianta, a fiori grandi; anche s.f. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1813. ETIMO: comp. di grande e flora …   Dizionario italiano

  • grandiflora — n. bush rose that bears large showy flowers adj. bearing large flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandiflora — [ˌgrandɪ flɔ:rə] adjective denoting cultivated plant varieties with large flowers. Origin early 20th cent.: mod. L., from L. grandis great + flos, flor flower …   English new terms dictionary

  • grandiflora — gran·di·flo·ra …   English syllables

  • grandiflora — gran•di•flo•ra [[t]ˌgræn dəˈflɔr ə, ˈfloʊr ə[/t]] n. pl. ras pln any of several plant varieties or hybrids characterized by large showy flowers, as certain long stemmed roses • Etymology: 1900–05; < NL, a specific epithet frequent in the names …   From formal English to slang

  • grandiflora — adj. bearing large flowers. Etymology: mod.L (often used in specific names of large flowered plants) f. L grandis great + FLORA …   Useful english dictionary

  • grandiflora rose — noun see grandiflora …   Useful english dictionary

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