Definition of Genus sinningia

1. Noun. Genus of perennial tuberous herbs and shrubs of Central and South America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sinningia

genus Sialis
genus Sida
genus Sidalcea
genus Sideritis
genus Sigmodon
genus Silene
genus Sillago
genus Silphium
genus Silurus
genus Silvia
genus Silybum
genus Simarouba
genus Simulium
genus Sinanthropus
genus Sinapis
genus Sinningia
genus Sinornis
genus Siren
genus Sison
genus Sistrurus
genus Sisymbrium
genus Sisyrinchium
genus Sitophylus
genus Sitotroga
genus Sitta
genus Sium
genus Sivapithecus
genus Sloanea
genus Smilax
genus Smiledon

Literary usage of Genus sinningia

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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. ..."

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