Definition of Matthiola incana

1. Noun. European plant with racemes of sweet-scented flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental.

Exact synonyms: Brompton Stock
Group relationships: Genus Matthiola, Matthiola
Generic synonyms: Gillyflower, Stock



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matthiola Incana

Matterhorn
Matteuccia
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Matthean
Matthew
Matthew Arnold
Matthew Calbraith Perry
Matthew Flinders
Matthew Walker
Matthew Walker knot
Matthew principle
Matthews
Matthias
Matthias Schleiden
Matthiola
Matthiola incana
Mattie
Mattole
Matty
Matumbi
Mau Mau
Mauchart's ligaments
Maud
Maud Gonne
Maude
Maudie
Maugham
Maughamesque
Maughamian
Maui

Literary usage of Matthiola incana

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Some later authors, however, as Martyn in his edition of the Gardener's Dictionary, seem incorrectly to consider matthiola incana as the true gilliflower. ..."

2. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"Stock, Ten Weeks, matthiola incana, var. annua. Six annuals which may be sown in autumn for early spring bloom: Candytuft, Iberis spp. Clarkia elegans. ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Some later authors, however, as Martyn in his edition of the Gardener's Dictionary, seem incorrectly to consider matthiola incana as the true gilliflower. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"matthiola incana. Br. The plant is now almost universally known by the prefix stock alone, though it is occasionally [Gloucestershire] called GILLIFLOWER. ..."

5. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by John Drummond Robertson (1890)
"matthiola incana. Br. The plant is now almost universally known by the prefix stock alone, though it is occasionally [Gloucestershire] called GILLIFLOWER. ..."

6. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1849)
"The monstrous ovary I have reason to conclude, by having compared it with other monstrous ovaries of matthiola incana, arises from the confluence of three ..."

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