Definition of Clianthus

1. Noun. Any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Clianthus having compound leaves and pea-like red flowers in drooping racemes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clianthus

cleves
clevis
clevis pin
clevises
clew
clew-garnet
clew-garnets
clewed
clewing
clewless
clewline
clewlines
clews
cley
cleystaff
clianthus (current term)
cliche
cliche'
cliched
clicheed
cliches
cliché-ridden
cliché-verre
clichéed
click
click-clack
click-murmur syndrome
click-through
click-throughs
click beetle

Literary usage of Clianthus

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1871)
"One of our lady readers writes us: " You cannot say too much for that most beautiful of all garden flowers, the clianthus ..."

2. Paxton's Flower Garden by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley, Thomas Baines (1882)
"... or clianthus/ in Don's System of Gardening and Botany, vol. ... both of whieh prove the flowers to be umbellate, as he describes those of his clianthus ..."

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