Definition of Ladies'-eardrop
1. Noun. Erect or climbing shrub of Brazil with deep pink to red flowers.
Generic synonyms: Fuchsia
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Literary usage of Ladies'-eardrop
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1. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"Fis. smaller than in the last. Petals and stig. purple. Hairs at base of stamens rod. f 6. FUCH'SIA, L. LADIES' EARDROP. (To Leonard fucks ; an early German ..."
2. Class Book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology and by Alphonso Wood (1861)
"FUCH'SIA, L. LADIES' EARDROP. (To Leonard Fuck» ; an early German botanist of the fifteenth century. ... LADIES' EARDROP. Branches smooth; Ira. opposite, ..."
3. Botany for Young People and Common Schools: How Plants Grow, a Simple by Asa Gray (1880)
"In greenhouse cultivation we have several species of FUCHSIA, well known for their pretty hanging flowers, the smaller kinds called Ladies' Eardrop. ..."
4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"H CUM 1, popularly called LADIES' EARDROP, a genus of ornamental and mostly very showy plants, belonging to the natural order ona- I graef<t. ..."