Definition of Bocconia

1. Noun. Herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Macleaya Cordata, Plume Poppy
Generic synonyms: Poppy
Group relationships: Genus Macleaya, Macleaya



2. Noun. Small Central American tree having loose racemes of purple-tinted green flowers.
Exact synonyms: Bocconia Frutescens, Tree Celandine
Group relationships: Genus Bocconia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bocconia

bocasine
bocca
boccas
bocce
bocce ball
bocces
bocci
bocci ball
boccia
boccias
boccie
boccie ball
boccies
boccis
bocconcini
bocconia (current term)
boce
boceprevir
boches
bock
bock beer
bock beers
bocked
bockelet
bockey
bockeys
bocking
bockings
bockland
bocklands

Literary usage of Bocconia

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1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1817)
"In all these circumstances it differs from its supposed congener, bocconia frutescens, with which in other respects it very much corresponds. ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"bocconia (named after Dr. P. Boccone, a Sicilian botanical author) is another genus of this order. There are several species, of which the most frequently ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1905)
"bocconia cordata is a hardy, rapidly-growing perennial, attaining a height of 4 to 6 feet. It has been successfully grown in this country, although it is a ..."

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