Definition of Cineraria

1. Noun. Herb of Canary Islands widely cultivated for its blue or purple or red or variegated daisylike flowers.

Exact synonyms: Pericallis Cruenta, Senecio Cruentus
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Pericallis, Pericallis



Definition of Cineraria

1. n. A Linnæan genus of free-flowering composite plants, mostly from South Africa. Several species are cultivated for ornament.

Definition of Cineraria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cineraria

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cinephiles
cinephilia
cinephilias
cinephilic
cinephotomicrography
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cineplastics
cineplex
cineplexes
cineraceous
cineradiograph
cineradiographical
cineradiographs
cineradiography
cineraria (current term)
cinerarias
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cinerary
cineration
cinerator
cinerea
cinereal
cinereas
cinereous
cinereous tinamou
cinereous tinamous
cinereous vulture
cinereous vultures
cinerescent

Literary usage of Cineraria

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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1810)
"cineraria alpina a. Linn. Sp. PI. is Senecio alpinus of the Suppl. p. ... 67 of Haller being Senecio Doronicum, and No. 68 our cineraria ..."

2. The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by William Curtis (1797)
"cineraria CRUENTA. PURPLE-LEAVED cineraria. ... cineraria cruenta floribus ... The cineraria cruenta is a native of the Canary ..."

3. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1817)
"( ) cineraria SIBIRICA. SIBERIAN cineraria. Class and Order. ... cineraria sibirica. Picot-Lapey rouse Flor. Pyren. 1. p. 5. Hung. 1. p. 15. t. 16. Hort. ..."

4. Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the by Levi Rawson Taft (1898)
"The greenhouse cineraria occupies about the same place, ... The cineraria is even more injured than the calceolaria by a hot, dry air, and a slight frost ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The genus cineraria differs from Senecio in having a cone- like rather than ... For important literature respecting the origin of the garden cineraria, ..."

6. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"S. cineraria Dec. The cineraria-like Senecio, or Sea Ragwort. Dec. ... S. cineraria. Unless planted in very dry soil, it is liable to be killed to the ..."

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