Definition of Bignoniad

1. Noun. Any woody plant of the family Bignoniaceae.

Group relationships: Bignoniaceae, Family Bignoniaceae
Generic synonyms: Ligneous Plant, Woody Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bignoniad

biglandular
bigleaf
bigleaf magnolia
bigleague
bigly
biglycan
bigmouth
bigmouthed
bigmouths
bignay
bignays
bigness
bignesses
bignonia
bignoniaceous
bignoniad (current term)
bignonias
bignose
bignum
bignums
bigoli
bigon
bigons
bigorexia
bigorexic
bigorexics
bigos
bigoses
bigot
bigoted

Literary usage of Bignoniad

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

1. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... which was everywhere in flower. A Bignonia with large yellow flowers is also abundant on these two days. Another bignoniad ..."

2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1915)
"... the giant bignoniad, Spathodea campanulata, is planted in many places, and keeps the ground beneath littered with its huge red flowers. ..."

3. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1850)
"It is of the bignoniad order. The flowers are produced in terminal panicles, each blossom being 2^ inches long, trumpet shaped, a pink colour stained with ..."

4. The Floral World and Garden Guide by Shirley Hibberd (1864)
"... argüía is a beautiful greenhouse bignoniad, scarcely known. It is an evergreen, and forms a shrub twelve to twenty inches high, and resembles a Pents- ..."

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