Definition of Centaurea gymnocarpa
1. Noun. A plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust.
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Literary usage of Centaurea gymnocarpa
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1. Manual of Gardening: A Practical Guide to the Making of Home Grounds and the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"No. 9. — Ground, Alternanthera aurea nana; center, Acalypha tricolor; black dots, scarlet geranium. No. 10. — Ground of centaurea gymnocarpa; circle, ..."
2. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"... trailing Geranium Orange Nosegay, centaurea gymnocarpa, Salvia patens, with a few plants of Petunia to fill up the bottom and hang gracefully over. ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"869. Lower leaf from a young plant of Centaurea Cineraria. (ХИ) 870. Radical leaf of centaurea gymnocarpa. (ХИ) 4. ..."
4. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight, United States Commission to the Paris Exposition, 1878 (1880)
"... T( then a line of centaurea gymnocarpa ; a row of dwarf fuchsias, followed by a row of taller growth of the same, finishing with a closely planted row ..."
5. Garden-making: Suggestions for the Utilizing of Home Grounds by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"No. 9.— Ground, Alternanthera aurea nana; center, Acalypha tricolor; black dots, scarlet geranium. No. 10. —Ground of centaurea gymnocarpa; circle, ..."