Definition of Hyacinthoides

1. Noun. Small genus of perennial bulbs of western Europe and North Africa; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyacinthoides

Huxley's membrane
Huxley's sheath
Huygenian eyepiece
Huygens' ocular
Huygens' principle
Huygens' principle of superposition
Hwang Ho
Hyacinthoides nonscripta
Hyacinthus candicans
Hyacinthus orientalis
Hyacinthus orientalis albulus
Hyaena brunnea
Hyaena hyaena
Hyalomma anatolicum
Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum
Hyalomma marginatum
Hyalomma truncatum

Literary usage of Hyacinthoides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"In Manila a double line of it borders the walk approaching the palace. REFERENCES: Cordyline hyacinthoides (L.) Aloe hyacinthoides L. Sp. PI. ..."

2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"]8th, 1838, p. 9), but of late years Urginea indica has been in use ; both appear to bo equally satisfactory substitutes for squills. L. hyacinthoides has ..."

3. The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances by Clinton G. Gilroy (1845)
"... By former botanists, men of great eminence, it was supposed to be Scilla hyacinthoides. Sprengel objects, that this species does not grow in GreeceĀ§. ..."

4. Alpine Flowers for English Gardens by William Robinson (1870)
"The true S. hyacinthoides of Southern Europe is scarcely worthy of cultivation ; 6". cernua is not sufficiently distinct from S. patula, and one or two ..."

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