streptocarpus
noun (plural -carpuses; also -carpus) Etymology: New Latin, from strepto- + -carpus -carpous Date: 1828 any of a genus (Streptocarpus) of usually stemless African gesneriads that have showy brightly colored flowers with funnel-shaped corollas

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  • Streptocarpus — (S. Lindl.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Gesneraceae Cystandreae; Art: S. Rexii, am Cap …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Streptocarpus — Lindl. (Drehfrucht), Gattung der Gesneriazeen, stark behaarte Kräuter von verschiedenem Habitus, mit grundständigen Blättern, nicht selten mit einem ausdauernden, mächtig heranwachsenden Keimblatt und dann ohne sonstige Laubblätter, cymösen, oft… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Streptocarpus — Drehfrucht Drehfrucht (Streptocarpus Hybride) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Streptocarpus — Taxobox name = Streptocarpus image width = 240px image caption = Streptocarpus parviflorus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Gesneriaceae genus = Streptocarpus Lindl. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Streptocarpus —   Streptocarpus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Streptocarpus — ? Стрептокарпус Streptocarpus sp. Научная классификация Царство: Растения Отдел: Покрытосеменные …   Википедия

  • streptocarpus — noun any of various plants of the genus Streptocarpus having leaves in a basal rosette and flowers like primroses • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Hyponyms: ↑Cape primrose • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Streptocarpus …   Useful english dictionary

  • streptocarpus — /strep teuh kahr peuhs/, n. any of various plants belonging to the genus Streptocarpus, of the gesneria family, native to Africa and Asia, having showy white, pink, or purplish flowers and often cultivated as a houseplant. Also called Cape… …   Universalium

  • streptocarpus — noun Any of several plants of the genus Streptocarpus; the Cape primroses …   Wiktionary

  • Streptocarpus — ID 81379 Symbol Key STREP5 Common Name cape primrose Family Gesneriaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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