Definition of Hermannia
1. Noun. Genus of African herbs and subshrubs having honey-scented bell-shaped flowers.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Sterculiaceae, Sterculia Family, Sterculiaceae
Member holonyms: Hermannia Verticillata, Honey Bell, Honeybells, Mahernia Verticillata
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermannia
Literary usage of Hermannia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Shrubby Hermannia, with a foft oblong hairy heart- ... Sorts of Hermannia are Natives of the Crpe of ..."
2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"A SYNOPSIS OF THE AMERICAN SPECIES OF Hermannia. ... Hermannia inflata Link & Otto, Ic. PI. Rev. 55, t. 28. 1828. This species has been rare in collections ..."
3. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1812)
"Glittering Hermannia. Introd. 1790. Nat. of the Cape of Good Hope. Mr. Fr. Masson. Fl. May—August. GH lj. involucrata. ..."