Definition of Lychnis coronaria
1. Noun. An old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers.
Generic synonyms: Catchfly, Lychnis
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Literary usage of Lychnis coronaria
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1. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Dod. 170, repr. in Lychnis coronaria rubra« Ger. by Johns. 467. Lychnis coronaria vulgo. Bauh. J. iii. Ь. 340. Lychnis coronaria ..."
2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"P. Garden or Role Campion, with a pale-red Flower. i. LYCHNIS; coronaria ... LYCHNIS; coronaria ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Lychnis coronaria (L.) Desr. Mullein Pink. Fig. 1824. Agrostemma Coronaria L. Sp. Pl. 436. 1753. Lychnis coronaria Desr. in Lam. Encycl. 3: 643. 1789. ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Lychnis coronaria. stems, about an inch across, the petals only slightly notched, rose-red, with a linear bifid scale at the throat ; calyx club-shaped. ..."
5. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"Lychnis coronaria (L.) Desv. in Lam. Encycl. 3: 643(1789). Agrostemma Coronaria L. Sp. Pl. 436 (1753). 1619. Lychnis dioica L. Sp. Pl. 437 (1753). ..."