Definition of Centranthus ruber
1. Noun. European herb with small fragrant crimson or white spurred flowers.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Centranthus, Genus Centranthus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Centranthus Ruber
Literary usage of Centranthus ruber
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... Mazz., is Centranthus ruber var. albus. ... V. rósea, Hort., is offered in the trade,—V. rubra. Linn., is Centranthus ruber. ..."
2. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"Centranthus ruber, and one or ... are followed by the pappus-like processes of the numerous calyces, which are interesting and graceful. Centranthus ruber ..."