Definition of Bartonia
1. Noun. Annual grown especially for its fragrant golden nocturnal flowers.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Mentzelia, Mentzelia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bartonia
Literary usage of Bartonia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1900)
"G. Kennedy and the writer collected several plants of bartonia, which, ... Their appearance was altogether different from that of bartonia tenella, ..."
2. The British Flower Garden, (series the Second): Containing Coloured Figures by Robert Sweet (1833)
"bartonia albescens. White-stalked bartonia. Linnean Class and Order. ... D.Don Mss. bartonia albescens. Gill. ..."
3. The Ladies Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"This frost was a very slight one ; and though it killed the bartonia, ... which were trained against a wall behind the bartonia ; while a crimson Verbena ..."