Definition of Genus sinningia
1. Noun. Genus of perennial tuberous herbs and shrubs of Central and South America.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Gesneriaceae, Gesneria Family, Gesneriaceae
Member holonyms: Florist's Gloxinia, Gloxinia Spesiosa, Sinningia Speciosa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sinningia
Literary usage of Genus sinningia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"The garden gloxinias (genus Sinningia) are nearly stemless plants, producing several or many very showy bell-like flowers, each on a long stem. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The garden Gloxinias (genus Sinningia) are nearly stemless plants, producing several or many very showy bell-like fls. each on a long stem. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The plants cultivated in hothouses under the name of Gloxinia belong to the closely related genus Sinningia, and aré natives of Brazil. ..."
4. The Principles of Floriculture by Edward Albert White (1915)
"... genus, Sinningia (after Wilhelm Sinning, gardener at the University of Bonn); species, spe-ciosa. 487. Botanical characters. ..."