Definition of Narcissus papyraceus

1. Noun. A daffodil having star-shaped white blossoms; often grown indoors to bloom in the winter.

Exact synonyms: Paper White
Generic synonyms: Daffodil, Narcissus Pseudonarcissus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Narcissus Papyraceus

Napoli
Naprosyn
Napster
Naqua
Nar Phu
Nara
Nara period
Narail District
Naraka
Narayan
Narayana
Narayanganj District
Narcan
Narcissus
Narcissus jonquilla
Narcissus papyraceus
Narcissus pseudonarcissus
Nardil
Nares Deep
Nares Strait
Narew
Narita
Narmada
Narnia
Narnian
Narnians
Narragansett
Narragansett Bay
Narragansetts
Narsingdi District

Literary usage of Narcissus papyraceus

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

1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1806)
"narcissus papyraceus(OÍ). ITALIAN OR PAPER-WHITE NARCISSUS. Oafs and Order. ... NARCISSUS papyraceus (flamina adnata tria ..."

2. Researches about Atmospheric Phaenomena by Thomas Forster (1823)
"narcissus papyraceus of Curtis again in blow; it flowered on the 24th of February last. 2d.—lynx torquilla the Wryneck heard. 3d. ..."

3. The English Gardener, Or, A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, Enclosing and ...by William Cobbett by William Cobbett (1829)
"... and relative to the blowing of them in beds, in pots and in glasses.—The PAPER WHITE.—Lat. narcissus papyraceus.—the JONQUIL.—Lat. Narcissus Jonquilla. ..."

4. American Gardening (1895)
"... by which time we shall have them outside of the window in profusion. The Paper White Narcissus. narcissus papyraceus has been blooming m our ..."

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