Definition of Bermuda buttercup
1. Noun. South African bulbous wood sorrel with showy yellow flowers.
Generic synonyms: Oxalis, Sorrel, Wood Sorrel
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Literary usage of Bermuda buttercup
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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1901)
"Since writing the above I happened to read the following, a case in point, in the current number of the Gardeners' Chronicle :— " Bermuda buttercup. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"... and sometimes as O. caprina, and the popular name of Bermuda buttercup is becoming attached to them 1603. Oxalis cernua. 15. variabilis, Jacq. ..."
3. Manual of Gardening: A Practical Guide to the Making of Home Grounds and the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The " Bermuda buttercup" is 6. lutea and 0. flava of gardens (properly 0, cernua) ; it is a Cape of Good Hope species. Its culture is not peculiar. Palms. ..."
4. Gardening (1905)
"The yellow oxalis "Bermuda buttercup" makes effective hanging baskets. Now is a good time to start them. ..."
5. The Principles of Floriculture by Edward Albert White (1915)
"Bermuda buttercup; the leaves are deeply notched, and often purplish in color; the flowers are bright yellow and grow in large compact clusters. 505. ..."
6. Children's Gardens for School and Home: A Manual of Cooperative Gardening by Louise Klein Miller (1904)
"Bermuda " Buttercup Oxalis " is especially good, the flowers being the purest bright yellow, excellent color for the schoolroom. ..."
7. Dreer's Hints on the Growing of Bulbs by Henry A. Dreer, Ida Dandridge Bennett (1914)
"Miss Ida D. Bennett contributes the following cultural notes regarding the Bermuda Buttercup Oxalis: ..."
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