Definition of Phlomis

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Phlomis; grown primarily for their dense whorls of lipped flowers and attractive foliage.

Group relationships: Genus Phlomis
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex



Definition of Phlomis

1. a type of plant [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlomis

phlogiston theory
phlogistonic
phlogistonist
phlogistons
phlogocyte
phlogocytosis
phlogogenic
phlogogenous
phlogopite
phlogopites
phlogoses
phlogosin
phlogosis
phlogotherapy
phlogotic
phlomis (current term)
phlomises
phloramine
phloretic
phloretic acid
phloretin
phlorhizin
phloridzin
phlorizin
phlorizin diabetes
phlorizin glycosuria
phlorizins
phloroglucin
phloroglucinol
phloroglucinol reductase

Literary usage of Phlomis

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

1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1817)
"It is also the phlomis samia of VENTENAT, of the Hortus Kewensis, and of the Flora Graeca. We do not hesitate, therefore, to retain the name of samia, ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"... R. Br,—phlomis пер. Л. iii. 8- BERIA, a robber tribe of Central India. See India, p. 328. BERING. HIND. ..."

3. The British Flower Garden, (series the Second): Containing Coloured Figures by Robert Sweet (1838)
"phlomis armeniaca. Armenian Jerusalem Sage. Linnean Class and Order. ... phlomis. Supri fol. 74. ..."

4. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1857)
"Upper Up of the corolla erect. 88. phlomis. Calyx tubular, tb« 5 abort and broad teeth abruptly awned. Upper Up of tb* corolla arched. 1. ..."

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