Definition of Prenanthes purpurea
1. Noun. Herb of central and southern Europe having purple florets.
Group relationships: Genus Prenanthes, Prenanthes
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Prenanthes purpurea
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1. Life, Letters and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart. by Charles Lyell (1881)
"I don't know whether prenanthes purpurea, which was new to me, is British. The extreme scarcity of land shells, owing doubtless to the absence of calcareous ..."
2. Scientific Memoirs: Selected from the Transactions of Foreign Academies of by Arthur Henfrey, Thomas Henry Huxley (1853)
"prenanthes purpurea, L.: radiant florets thrown back toward the left. R. Brown has directed attention to the windings of the style to the extent of about ..."