Definition of Phacelia

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Phacelia.




Definition of Phacelia

1. Noun. Any of many annual or perennial herbaceous plants, of the genus ''Phacelia'', native to the Americas ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phacelia

1. a type of American plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phacelia

pfennig
pfennige
pfennigs
pfenning
pfennings
pff
pfff
pfft
pfui
pfx
pg
pg/ml
pgl
ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
ph33r
phacelia (current term)
phacelias
phacelli
phacellus
phaco-
phacoanaphylactic uveitis
phacoanaphylaxis
phacocele
phacochere
phacocheres
phacocyst
phacocystectomy
phacodonesis
phacoemulsification
phacoerysis

Literary usage of Phacelia

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

1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1916)
"phacelia denticulata sp. nov. Annual, the stem one to three dm. or more high, sometimes branching from near the base, pubescent and somewhat ..."

2. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"... racemes terminal, elongated, few-flowered; lobes of the calyx linear-lanceolate, half as long as the corolla. (DC) phacelia fimbriata Mich. Low grounds. ..."

3. Pittonia by Edward Lee Greene (1905)
"SOME phacelia SEGREGATES Referring to page 161 of Gray's Synoptical Flora, Volume ii, Part 1, it will be seen that the author places in the midst of a group ..."

4. The British Flower Garden, (series the Second): Containing Coloured Figures by Robert Sweet (1838)
"Tufted-flowered phacelia. Linnean Class and Order. ... phacelia congesta. Hooker in hot. mag. t. 3452. Plant clothed with hoary pubescence, intermixed with ..."

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