Definition of Lychnis flos-cuculi

1. Noun. Common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals.

Exact synonyms: Cuckoo Flower, Lychins Floscuculi, Ragged Robin
Generic synonyms: Catchfly, Lychnis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lychnis Flos-cuculi

Lw
Lyallpur
Lyb antigen
Lybian
Lybian Arab Jamahiriya
Lycaena
Lycaena hypophlaeas
Lycaenidae
Lycaeon
Lycaon pictus
Lychins chalcedonica
Lychins floscuculi
Lychnis alba
Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis dioica
Lychnis flos-cuculi (current term)
Lycia
Lycian
Lycium
Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum
Lycium halimifolium
Lycoperdaceae
Lycoperdales
Lycopersicon
Lycopersicon esculentum
Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme
Lycopersicum
Lycophyta
Lycopodiaceae

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. ..."

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