Definition of Belamcanda
1. Noun. A monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Iridaceae, Iridaceae, Iris Family
Member holonyms: Belamcanda Chinensis, Blackberry-lily, Leopard Lily
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Belamcanda
Literary usage of Belamcanda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Prop, by seeds or by division. Of easy culture in rich, sandy loam and in a sunny place. Commonly spelled belamcanda. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Trade names of horticultural begonias often appear in Latin form. belamcanda. B. chinensis. BELLIS. B. perennis. BENINCASA. ..."