Definition of Parochetus communis
1. Noun. Trailing trifoliate Asiatic and African herb having cobalt blue flowers.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Parochetus, Parochetus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Parochetus Communis
Literary usage of Parochetus communis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"parochetus communis. SHAW, HENRY, founder of the Missouri Botanical Garde-n, popularly known as “ Shaw's Gardens,” wan born at Sheffield, England, July 24, ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"... Iris alata, and parochetus communis. Such plants will probably be only introduced where a cool greenhouse or conservatory is available for bringing them ..."
3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1902)
"... only species it contains is "Honey Balm;" parochetus communis is "Blue-flowered Shamrock" (!); Lepidium Draba is " Whitlow Cress "; Scrophularia nodosa ..."