Definition of Lychnis dioica

1. Noun. Biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis.

Exact synonyms: Red Bird's Eye, Red Campion, Silene Dioica
Group relationships: Genus Silene
Generic synonyms: Campion, Catchfly, Silene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lychnis Dioica

Lyb antigen
Lybian Arab Jamahiriya
Lycaena hypophlaeas
Lycaon pictus
Lychins chalcedonica
Lychins floscuculi
Lychnis alba
Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis dioica (current term)
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum
Lycium halimifolium
Lycopersicon esculentum
Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme

Literary usage of Lychnis dioica

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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1807)
"Lychnis dioica. Linn. Sp. PI. 626. 5m. Fl. Brit. 495. Huds.199. With. 431. Abbot. 1O1. a. Flowers red. L. dioica. Curt. Land. fase. 2. Л 32.- //u//. lOO. ..."

2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"A. SYLVESTRIS, Hoppe; Lychnis dioica, Lin. ; L. DIURNA, Sibth. ; RED CAMPION. ... This is the white-flowered variety of the old Lychnis dioica, from which ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Color Inheritance in Lychnis dioica: GEORGE HARRISON SHULL, ... Several years ago I showed that the purple color of Lychnis dioica is a typical Mendelian ..."

4. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"Pl. and Fl. orn. u tt Rt. and Ls. sap. det. see Lychnis dioica. Pl. and Fl. orn. tt tt Sd. aer. dep. pur. ; Rt. vul. ast. see Saponaria. see Lychnis dioica. ..."

5. Annual Report and Proceedings of the Botanical Society by Botanical Society of Edinburgh (1841)
"Mr CAMPBELL communicated some " Notes on Lychnis dioica," by Mr WILLIAM GARDINER Junior of Dundee. Mr Gardiner observes, that Lychnis dioica, «. alba, ..."

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