Definition of Iresine

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American herbs or subshrubs.

Exact synonyms: Genus Iresine
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Amaranth Family, Amaranthaceae, Family Amaranthaceae
Member holonyms: Bloodleaf



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Iraqis
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Irbe Strait
Ireland
Irelander
Irelanders
Irena
Irene
Irene Joliot-Curie
Irenidae
Irenæus
Iresine (current term)
Iresine herbstii
Iresine reticulata
Iricism
Iricisms
Iridaceae
Iridian
Iridill
Iridoprocne
Iridoprocne bicolor
Irigarayan
Iriomote cat
Iriomote cats
Iris
Iris Murdoch

Literary usage of Iresine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"The species are natives of the warmer parts of America and Australia. Iresine FORMOSA (beautiful). Believed to be a sport Principal Species. . .. v ' r trom ..."

2. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"Iresine HERBSTII—Crimson Leaves, with Stems and Veins of Carmine, I to 2 feet. ... Iresine LINDENII, i to iy 2 foot.—This is a great acquisition of recent ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1866)
"The Iresine should not be planted where early summer decoration is of consequence, ... It is useless for the friends of the Iresine to advise ' shade and ..."

4. Handy book of the flower-garden by David Thomson (1868)
"Iresine HERBSTII—Crimson Leaves, with Stems and Veins of Carmine, 1 to 2 feet.—There has been considerable variety of opinion as to the value of this plant ..."

5. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"This character is sometimes shown in herbarium material, but too often the dried specimens show nothing of the underground parts. Iresine ..."

6. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"The species are natives of the warmer parts of America and Australia. Iresine FORMOSA (beautiful). Believed to be a sport Principal Species. . .. v ' r trom ..."

7. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"Iresine HERBSTII—Crimson Leaves, with Stems and Veins of Carmine, I to 2 feet. ... Iresine LINDENII, i to iy 2 foot.—This is a great acquisition of recent ..."

8. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1866)
"The Iresine should not be planted where early summer decoration is of consequence, ... It is useless for the friends of the Iresine to advise ' shade and ..."

9. Handy book of the flower-garden by David Thomson (1868)
"Iresine HERBSTII—Crimson Leaves, with Stems and Veins of Carmine, 1 to 2 feet.—There has been considerable variety of opinion as to the value of this plant ..."

10. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"This character is sometimes shown in herbarium material, but too often the dried specimens show nothing of the underground parts. Iresine ..."

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