Definition of Lychnis flos-cuculi
1. Noun. Common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals.
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Literary usage of Lychnis flos-cuculi
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1. Hardy Flowers: Descriptions of Upwards of Thirteen Hundred of the Most by William Robinson (1878)
"... increased by division, and thriving best in rich deep soil. Division. other parts of Europe. The double lychnis Flos-cuculi (Ragged Robin). ..."
2. The American Flower Garden by Neltje Blanchan, Leonard Barron (1909)
"RAGGED ROBIN, LONDON PRIDE (Lychnis flos-cuculi). Double red or rosy flowers, the petals cut in four strips. Perennial; blooming all summer; I to 2 feet. ..."
3. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Susi. Annals of Agriculture, xi. 288. (5) Uredo-spores of Puccinia graminis, Pers. See Rust. Robin, Rough. Lychnis flos-cuculi, L.—S.-W. Camb. Robin, Round. ..."
4. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1807)
"LYCHNIS Flos-Cuculi. Meadow Lychnis, or Ragged Robin. ... Lychnis Flos-Cuculi. Linn. Sp. Pl . 625. ..."