Definition of Nemophila

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Nemophila.

Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Nemophila
Specialized synonyms: Five-spot, Nemophila Maculata



Definition of Nemophila

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Nemophila Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nemophila

nemertida
nemertina
nemertine
nemertines
nemeses
nemesia
nemesias
nemesis
nemetean
nemine contradicente
nemmine
nemn
nemned
nemning
nemns
nemophila (current term)
nemophilas
nemophilist
nemophilists
nemophily
nemoral
nemorous
nempne
nempned
nempt
nems
nen
nenadkevichite
nenadkevichites
nene

Literary usage of Nemophila

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"(WITH PLATES nv) THE North American genus nemophila is represented by fourteen species and four varieties. Two species belong to the southern states, ..."

2. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"nemophila. nemophila insignis, — Opposite-leaved Insignis, — is an elegant hardy annual, producing brilliant blue flowers, on stems six or eight inches high ..."

3. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"The botanical name for baby- blue-eyes is nemophila. There are several kinds quite common ... But the most clever nemophila is the one ifi the picture, Fig. ..."

4. Lawns and Gardens: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure by Nils Jönsson-Rose (1897)
"Blue Eyes, nemophila insignis.—A very beautiful annual with pinnate leaves, ... JV. discoidalis, (nemophila MACULATA). chocolate-brown with white border. ..."

5. The Annals of Horticulture (1849)
"... ham (spotted- flowered nemophila). ... nemophila maculata is an annual plant, of a procumbent habit, like that of the well- known N. ..."

6. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"nemophila—NIEREMBERGIA—NEPETA. creased by cuttings at any time, ... nemophila INSIGNIS.—Where a splendid mass of blue is the object from July to October, ..."

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