Definition of Allionia incarnata
1. Noun. Trailing plant having crowded clusters of 3 brilliant deep pink flowers resembling a single flower blooming near the ground; found in dry gravelly or sandy soil; southwestern United States and Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Allionia, Genus Allionia
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Literary usage of Allionia incarnata
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1. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1902)
"The genus was based on a plant which the following year received the specific name Allionia incarnata LI WEDELIA INCARNATA (L.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. PI. 533. ..."
2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter, Aven Nelson (1909)
"... surrounded by a rigid winged margin, toothed and inflexed: stamens 3. Allionia incarnata.—Southern Colorado to Texas and California. 4. ABRONIA Juss. ..."
3. The American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climates and Seasons of the by Bernard M'Mahon (1806)
"... the first week in May ; nor the others, before the latter part of April. This mark * is prefixed to the climbing or twining sorts. Allionia incarnata t ..."
4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1907)
"... of the peduncles, pedicels and involucres. The seeds are tuberculate between the ribs. 102. Allionia incarnata L., Syst. ed. ..."
5. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1890)
"Common about San Borgia. Verv woody at base; flowers white and fragrant. Allionia incarnata LA malacoides Benth.—Magdalena Island. ..."
6. The Relation of Desert Plants to Soil Moisture and to Evaporation by Burton Edward Livingston (1906)
"... a single specimen of Allionia incarnata. ‘Besides these plants transplanted from the ground, seedlings of Fouquieria were grown directly from the seed. ..."