Definition of Campanular
1. Adjective. Shaped like a bell or campana. "Campanulate flowers of the genus Campanula"
Partainyms: Campana, Campana, Campana
Derivative terms: Campana
Lexicographical Neighbors of Campanular
Literary usage of Campanular
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"... the median one 2 lines long; the calyx is shortly campanular at its base, and cleft into five equal erect segments somewhat imbricated in aestivation, ..."
2. Synopsis of American Wasps by Henri de Saussure (1875)
"... 61 A. Petiole campanular, enlarged above beyond the middle, humped, the boss divided by a groove; its extremity bordered by a salient, band . 61 a. ..."
3. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1848)
"... but thickening towards the apex, and quite glabrous; the calyx is small, campanular, two lines long, membranaceous, with five prominent nerves, ..."
4. Illustrations of South American Plants by John Miers (1857)
"In Physalis the corolla is broadly and roundly campanular, generally of a yellow colour, and is either immaculate, or more usually marked with five large ..."
5. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"Paolo Panceri recently made minute researches at Amalfi, near Naples, with a view to determine the exact seat of the light-giving organs in campanular!ad:e. ..."