Definition of Lewisia

1. Noun. Genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers.




Definition of Lewisia

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus ''Lewisia''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lewisia

1. a perennial herb [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lewisia

lew
lewder
lewdest
lewdly
lewdness
lewdnesses
lewdsbies
lewdsby
lewdster
lewdsters
lewer
lewest
lewis blood-group system
lewises
lewisia (current term)
lewisias
lewisite
lewisites
lewisson
lewissons
lewy bodies
lex
lex dubia non obligat
lex talionis
lexatumumab
lexed
lexeis
lexeme
lexemes

Literary usage of Lewisia

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

1. The Floral Magazine: Comprising Figures and Descriptions of Popular Garden by Thomas Moore, Walter Hood Fitch (1873)
"lewisia REDIVIVA. We had lately the pleasure of visiting the extensive nurseries of Messrs. ... lewisia ..."

2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"lewisia Pursh. BITTERROOT Low somewhat fleshy perennials with a thick fleshy root and caudex (in ... lewisia pygmaea (Gray) Robins. Syn. Fl. 1: 268. 1897. ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forestry in Washington (1906)
"lewisia. • Sepals 4 to 8; scape jointed and with an involucre of 5 U: 7 bracts . ... lewisia tweedyi (A. Gray) Robinson in Gray, Syn. Fl. 1: 268. 1895. ..."

4. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"Sepals 2 (or in lewisia 4 to Low herbs with succulent entire leaves and regular ... Common in low lands: Napa Valley; Lake Co. I 2. lewisia Pursh. bearing a ..."

5. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"lewisia Tweedyi is very much more beautiful, however, with leafy rosettes, that look like some succulent evening Primrose, and then, on stems about four or ..."

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